>Old but still make you giggle


Below are a series of signs/notices which have been translated into English but somewhere lost their original meaning!

1. In a Tokyo Hotel: It is forbidden to steal hotel towels please. If you are not person to do such thing is please not to read notice.

2. In another Japanese hotel room: Please to bathe inside the tub.

3. In a Paris hotel elevator: Please leave your values at the front desk.

4. In a hotel in Athens: Visitors are expected to complain at the office between the hours of 9 and 11 A.M. daily.

5. In a Yugoslavian hotel: The flattening of underwear with pleasure is the job of the chambermaid.

6. In a Japanese hotel: You are invited to take advantage of the chambermaid.

7. In the lobby of a Moscow hotel across from a Russian Orthodox monastery: You are welcome to visit the cemetery where famous Russian and Soviet composers, artists, and writers are buried daily except Thursday.

8. On the menu of a Swiss restaurant: Our wines leave you nothing to hope for.

9. In a Hong Kong supermarket: For your convenience, we recommend courageous, efficient self-service.

10. Outside a Hong Kong tailor shop: Ladies may have a fit upstairs.

11. In a Bangkok dry cleaner’s: Drop your trousers here for best results.

12. Outside a Paris dress shop: Dresses for street walking.

13. In a Rhodes tailor shop: Order your summers suit. Because is big rush we will execute customers in strict rotation.

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

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

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

17. In an advertisement by a Hong Kong dentist: Teeth extracted by the latest Methodists.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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