These are supposedly actual signs that have appeared at various locations.?
Sign in a Tokyo shop: “Our nylons cost more than common, but you’ll find they are best in the long run.”
Sign from a Japanese booklet about using a hotel air CONDITIONER: “COOLERS AND HEATERS: If you want just condition of warm in your room, please control yourself.”
Two signs from a Morrocan shop entrance: “English well talking.” “Here speeching American.”
Sign at a Budapest zoo: “Please do not feed the animals. If you have any suitable food, give it to the guard on duty.”
Sign from a translated sentence from a Russian chess book: “A lot of water has been passed under the bridge since this variation has been played.”
Sign at a garage in Hertfordshire: “Please do not smoke near the pumps. If your life isn’t worth anything - gas is!”
Sign on the menu of a Swiss restaurant: “Our wines leave you nothing to hope for.”
These are supposedly actual signs that have appeared at various locations.
Sign in a Rome laundry: “Ladies, leave your clothes here and spend the afternoon having a good time.
Sign in the window of a Swedish furrier: “Fur coats made for ladies from their own skin.”
Sign on the box of a clockwork toy made in Hong Kong: “Guaranteed to work throughout its useful life.”
Detour sign in Kobe, Japan: “Stop: Drive Sideways.”
Sign in a Swiss mountain inn: “Special today — no ice cream.”
Sign in a Copenhagen airline ticket office: “We take your bags and send them in all directions.”
Sign on the door of a Moscow hotel room: “If this is your first visit to the USSR, you are welcome to it.”
Sign in a Norwegian cocktail lounge: “Ladies are requested not to have children in the bar.”
Sign in a Hong Kong supermarket: “For your convenience, we recommend courteous, efficient self-service.”
Sign at fast-food place: “PARKING FOR DRIVE-THRU CUSTOMERS ONLY!”
Sign on a Norfolk farm: “Trespassers beware! I shoot every tenth trespasser. The ninth one just left.”
Sign seen in London department store: “Bargain Basement Upstairs”
Sign seen in the vicinity of Victoria Station: “Closed for official opening.”
Sign in a Paris hotel elevator: “Please leave your values at the front desk.”
Sign in a hotel in Athens: “Visitors are expected to complain at the office between the hours of 9 and 11 A.M. daily.”
Sign in a Yugoslavian hotel: “The flattening of underwear with pleasure is the job of the chambermaid.”
Sign in a Japanese hotel: “You are invited to take advantage of the chambermaid.”
Sign in a Moscow hotel across from a Russian Orthodox monastery: “You are welcome to visit the cemetery where famous Russian composers, artists, and writers are buried daily except Thursday.
Sign in a Tokyo Hotel: Is forbitten to steal hotel towels please. If you are not person to do such thing is please not to read notice.
Sign seen on an electricity pylon: DANGER! “To touch these wires will result in instant death. Anyone found doing so will be severely prosecuted.”