What do you call a person who only speaks English? An American! But fear not, many countries try to help the visitors by putting up English language signs.
A hotel elevator in Paris read:
Please leave your values at the front desk.
The real meaning may be lost in translations unless that’s what they really meant! The unintended outcomes of English translation are at full display in many of these travel signs, intended to help the tourists! Here are some of the funny ones:
Ladies have fits upstairs.
~ Outside a dress shop in Hong Kong
Drop your trousers here for the best results.
~ A Bangkok dry cleaner’s sign Continue reading