Interpreter, please!

Real life signs, written by people in different countries struggling to make themselves in english.

  • In a remote Scottish harbour: “For sale boat single owner green in colour.”
  • At Budapest’s zoo: “Please do not feed the animals. If you have any suitable food, give it to the guard on duty.”
  • In a Polish hotel: “As for the trout served you at the Hotel Monopol, you will be singing its praises to your grandchildren as you lie on your deathbed.”
  • In an Athens hotel: “If you consider our help impolite, you should see the manager.”
  • A Rome laundry suggests: “Ladies, leave your clothes here and spend the afternoon having a good time.”
  • Sign in a Norwegian lounge: “Ladies are requested not to have children in the bar.”
  • An airline ticket office in Copenhagen reminds you: “We take your bags and send them in all directions.”
  • In a certain African hotel you may choose between: “A room with a view on the sea or the backside of the country.”
  • A sign on a clothing store in Brussels reads: “Come inside and have a fit.”
  • Notice posted on a Romanian hotel elevator: “The lift is being fixed for the next days. During that time we regret that you will be unbearable.”


YosoyineS said...

Hahahahaha!! My god, they're hilarious!! hahahahahahahahaa!!! XDDDDD

The Usual Stuff said...

There is a list somewhere of the most common mistakes made at Oxford Certification exams, but I saw it around 8 months ago. I promise I'll look them up.

These, pure fun.