General Cooking (rec.food.cooking) For general food and cooking discussion. Foods of all kinds, food procurement, cooking methods and techniques, eating, etc.

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)   Report Post  
Old 19-12-2005, 07:11 PM posted to rec.food.cooking
nancree
 
Posts: n/a
Default SIGNS seen in Non-English-speaking countries (;-8)

Signs found in non-English speaking countries:
(filched from Cindy Adams column)

"Norway cocktail lounge: Ladies requested not to have children in the
bar. Budapest zoo: Do not feed animals. If you have suitable food, give
to guard on duty. Rome doctor's office: Specialist in women and other
diseases. Hong Kong dentist's office: Teeth extracted by the latest
Methodists. Japan air-condition manual: Cools, heats. For condition of
warm air, control yourself. Nairobi restaurant: Customers who find
waitresses rude ought to see the manager. Mumbai restaurant: Open seven
days a week. Weekends, too. Tokyo bar: Special cocktails for the ladies
with nuts. Kyoto hotel: You are invited to take advantage of the
chambermaid. Moscow cemetery: Welcome to where famous writers are
buried daily except Thursday. Yokohama cemetery: Persons prohibited
from picking flowers except from own graves. Italy laundry: Ladies,
leave your clothes here and spend the day having a good time.
Czechoslovakia tourist office: Take our horse-drawn drive. Guarantee no
miscarriages. Copenhagen airline office: We take your bags and send
them in all directions. Zurich hotel: Due to impropriety of
entertaining guests of the opposite sex in your room, the lobby may be
used for this purpose.

Nancree


  #2 (permalink)   Report Post  
Old 20-12-2005, 01:53 AM posted to rec.food.cooking
bob edwards
 
Posts: n/a
Default SIGNS seen in Non-English-speaking countries (;-8)

A hotel in Saigon used to advertise "A frig in every room".

  #3 (permalink)   Report Post  
Old 20-12-2005, 08:54 PM posted to rec.food.cooking
Shaun aRe
 
Posts: n/a
Default SIGNS seen in Non-English-speaking countries (;-8)


"nancree" wrote in message
ups.com...
Signs found in non-English speaking countries:
(filched from Cindy Adams column)

"Norway cocktail lounge: Ladies requested not to have children in the
bar. Budapest zoo: Do not feed animals. If you have suitable food, give
to guard on duty. Rome doctor's office: Specialist in women and other
diseases. Hong Kong dentist's office: Teeth extracted by the latest
Methodists. Japan air-condition manual: Cools, heats. For condition of
warm air, control yourself. Nairobi restaurant: Customers who find
waitresses rude ought to see the manager. Mumbai restaurant: Open seven
days a week. Weekends, too. Tokyo bar: Special cocktails for the ladies
with nuts. Kyoto hotel: You are invited to take advantage of the
chambermaid. Moscow cemetery: Welcome to where famous writers are
buried daily except Thursday. Yokohama cemetery: Persons prohibited
from picking flowers except from own graves. Italy laundry: Ladies,
leave your clothes here and spend the day having a good time.
Czechoslovakia tourist office: Take our horse-drawn drive. Guarantee no
miscarriages. Copenhagen airline office: We take your bags and send
them in all directions. Zurich hotel: Due to impropriety of
entertaining guests of the opposite sex in your room, the lobby may be
used for this purpose.


These always make me laugh! These, similar, more and different etc. - check
out engrish.com!!!


Shaun aRe




Reply
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules

Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Speaking of English Muffins... jmcquown[_2_] General Cooking 14 09-10-2015 11:32 PM
False conceptions of what other countries eat. Julie Bove[_2_] General Cooking 111 05-02-2014 12:39 AM
Tea from Non Traditional Tea Producing Countries bcpdsfinest Tea 6 01-12-2009 08:07 AM
Countries represented on a.b.f and a.f.b Nick Cramer Barbecue 109 21-07-2008 07:14 PM
New scam alert! Non-English-speaking illegals as foster parentsof monolingual English U.S. kids! greg3347 General Cooking 0 11-12-2007 01:16 PM


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 01:04 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2004-2019 FoodBanter.com.
The comments are property of their posters.
 

About Us

"It's about Food and drink"

 

Copyright © 2017