Lost in Translation 2  

AlbertPrince 59M
4459 posts
11/14/2005 1:52 am

Last Read:
3/5/2006 9:27 pm

Lost in Translation 2

From the Soviet Weekly.
There will be a Moscow exhibition of Arts by 150,000 Soviet Republic painters and sculptors. These were executed over the past two years.

A sign posted in Germany's Black Forest.
It is strictly forbiddenn on our Black Forest camping site that people of different sex, for instance, men and women, live together in one tent unless thet are married with each other for that purpose.

In a Zurich hotel.
Because of the impropiety of entertaining guests of the opposite sex in the bedroom, it is suggested that the lobby be used for this purpose.

In an advertisement by a Hong Kong dentist.
Teeth extracted by the latest methodists.

In a Rome laundry.
Ladies, leave your clothes here and spend the afternoon having a good time.

In a Czechoslovakian tourist agency.
Take one of our horse-driven city tours - we guarantee no miscarriages.

Advertisement for donkey rides in Thailand.
Would you like to ride on your own ass?

In a Swiss mountain inn.
Special today - no ice cream.

In a Bangkok temple.
It is forbidden to enter a woman even a foreigner if dressed as a man.

In a Tokyo bar.
Special cocktails for the ladies with nuts.

In a Copenhagen airline ticket office.
We take your bags and send them in all directions.

On the door of a Moscow hotel room.
If this is your first visit to the USSR, you are welcome to it.

In a Norwegian cocktail lounge.
Ladies are requested not to have children in the bar.

In a Budapest zoo.
Please do not feed the animals. If you have any suitable food, give it to the guard on duty.

In the offices of a Roman doctor.
Specialist in women and other diseases.

In an Acupulco hotel.
The manager has personally passed all the water served here.

In a Tokyo shop.
Our nylons cost more than common, but you will find they are best in the long run.

From a Japanese information booklet on how to use the hotel air conditioning.
Cooles and heates: If you want just condition of warm in your room, please control yourself.

From a brochure of a car rental firm in Tokyo.
When passenger of foot heave in sight, tootle the horn. Trumpet him melodiously at first, but if he still obstacles your passage then tootle him with vigour.

Two signs from a Majorcan shop entrance.
English well speaking.
Here speeching American.

In a Vienna hotel.
In case of fire, do your utmost to alarm the hotel porter.

A translated sentence from a Russian chess book.
A lot of water has been passed under the bridge since this variation has been played.

On the faucet in a Finnsh washroom.
To stop the drip, turn cock to right.

In the window of a Swedish furrier.
Fur coates made for ladies from their own skin.

On the box of a clockwork toy made in Hong Kong.
Guaranteed to work throughout its useful life.

Detour sign in Kyushi, Japan.
Stop; Drive Sideways

In the menu of a Polish hotel.
Salad a firm's own make; limpid red beet soup with cheesy dumplings in the form of a finger; roasted duck let loose; beef rashers beaten up in the country people's fashion.

In a Hong Kong supermarket.
For your convenience, we reccomend courteous, efficient self-service.

In an East African newspaper.
A new swimming pool is rapidly taking shape since the contractors have thrown in the bulk of their workers.

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JJKittyKat 60F

11/14/2005 2:57 am

These are funny, I wonder if the guard in the budabest zoo wrote that one?

2xTwiceShy 52M
470 posts
11/14/2005 3:05 am

I offer my thanks to those who cannot hear me.

anchcpl4fun 42M/45F

11/14/2005 5:17 am

How the hell do you drive sideways?
Women are a desease huh? we just keep growing on ya and growing on ya

brightblonde3 59F

11/14/2005 7:48 am

I want to find that Roman laundry where I can leave my clothes and have a good time...is it listed in Fodor's?


rm_JustCallMeDT 51F

11/14/2005 7:55 am

That's it...no more coffee at the pc. I'm tired of the nose burn.

helga_hansen 50F
1987 posts
11/14/2005 10:25 am

I'm with BB3 on this one... where is that laundry... I'm in need of a good time


Love, hugs and kisses from ♥♥HH♥♥

rm_DaphneR 59F
8023 posts
11/14/2005 3:49 pm

There is a dry cleaners about two blocks from my house. The sign out front says "Drop your pants here."

Have tongue, will use it. Repeatedly.

AlbertPrince 59M

11/15/2005 4:39 am

JJ - i have been to budapest zoo, and the guards didn't look too hungry

2x - pardon?

anch - interesting that you should equate that particular one to women

BB - i have absolutely no idea what fodor's is?

DT - now you know why you came back

HH - i have no idea, but i know where there is some ironing that needs doing

Daphne - and the same sign at your front door?

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