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Funny Signs & Text From Around The World (Photos)  
User currently offlineMadameConcorde From San Marino, joined Feb 2007, 10893 posts, RR: 37
Posted (3 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 6033 times:

See the slide show here:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/1...rom-around-the-world_n_763727.html

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User currently onlinebohica From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 2688 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (3 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 5979 times:

There is a roadside political sign a friend of mine posted on Facebook. I am unable to post it unless I blow his cover.   Anyways it reads as follows:

Erect Mike Hock for U.S. Senate. Will screw YOU in the end. Paid for by the Mike Hock erection committee.


User currently offlineMadameConcorde From San Marino, joined Feb 2007, 10893 posts, RR: 37
Reply 2, posted (3 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 5941 times:

Quoting bohica (Reply 1):
Erect Mike Hock for U.S. Senate. Will screw YOU in the end. Paid for by the Mike Hock erection committee.

This is hilarious!!!!   

I have seen some funny ones in Engrish (Japanese English) but I have lost the links.



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User currently offlineSpringbok747 From Australia, joined Nov 2004, 4387 posts, RR: 10
Reply 3, posted (3 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 5940 times:

Just check out some of these gems...haha!

http://www.getaway.co.za/page/funny-travel-signs



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User currently offlineKappel From Suriname, joined Jul 2005, 3533 posts, RR: 17
Reply 4, posted (3 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 5909 times:

check out Engrish.com, hilarious!

http://engrish.com/



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User currently offlineplaneguy727 From United States of America, joined Mar 2007, 1244 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (3 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 5840 times:

Here are a few I have seen

In Philadelphia
http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pi...12586538&l=3faa86132e&id=698235264

In NYC - I think this is for students at exam time
http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pi...12194047&l=29cb27956c&id=698235264

Fun campground signs in Africa
http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=291411&id=698235264&l=8b36483d5f



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User currently offlineLTU932 From Germany, joined Jan 2006, 13864 posts, RR: 50
Reply 6, posted (3 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 5824 times:

At the local laundromat at the Osterstraße (here's how it approximately goes, I don't fully remember how it was): "Kinder haben nur in Begleitung ihrer Eltern Zustritt in dieses Geschäft". This can be roughly translated like this: Children many only argue themselves into this store if accompanied by their parents. It should have been "Zutritt (Entry)", but thanks to an evident typo, an S popped up and changed the whole meaning of the word.

And for German speakers, another example, this time of a small party politician making spelling mistakes (and I'm talking about mistakes that not even fourthgraders would do) and getting immediately parodied:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lbKyIsKe5BY


User currently offlinephotopilot From Canada, joined Jul 2002, 2730 posts, RR: 18
Reply 7, posted (3 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 5804 times:

Here's one that always gives me a chuckle.... from Havana Cuba.



A Cuba Libre is the name of a very popular drink in Cuba. Literally translated it means "Free Cuba" and is basically a Rum and Coke. What makes this sign funny to me is the obvious political statement of Cuba chasing Uncle Sam with it. The rest of the text translates out as.......

Yo Soy Abstemio
Ingredientes:
Una Revolucion Verdadera
Un Pueblo Que la Defiende
Un Partido Unico
Un Lider Historico

I'm a Teetotaler (or Abstainer)
Ingredients:
A True Revolution
A People That Defend
A Single Party
A Historical Leader

[Edited 2010-10-17 17:35:15]

User currently offlineBaroque From Australia, joined Apr 2006, 15380 posts, RR: 59
Reply 8, posted (3 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 5773 times:

In a butcher's shop window in South Australia.

Contract killing a specialty

Why I did not photograph it, I know not!


User currently offlinerichm From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2004, 798 posts, RR: 7
Reply 9, posted (3 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 5766 times:

Here's one I saw awhile back. Quite funny imo!



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User currently offlinedanfearn77 From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2008, 1812 posts, RR: 9
Reply 10, posted (3 years 10 months 1 week 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 5564 times:

Few god pics here:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...ign-contains-spelling-mistake.html

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...t-sign-outside-primary-school.html

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_cecbxkDCxI...Das/S1600-R/1118807_a751d65ba5.jpg

http://newsimg.bbc.co.uk/media/image.../jpg/_45137632_yellow_lines282.jpg



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User currently offlineBaroque From Australia, joined Apr 2006, 15380 posts, RR: 59
Reply 11, posted (3 years 10 months 1 week 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 5471 times:

Quoting danfearn77 (Reply 10):
http://newsimg.bbc.co.uk/media/image.../jpg/_45137632_yellow_lines282.jpg

So what happens if you park INSIDE (or outside depending which way you look at it) double yellows?


User currently offlineLTU932 From Germany, joined Jan 2006, 13864 posts, RR: 50
Reply 12, posted (3 years 10 months 1 week 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 5470 times:

Here's a classic. Upper sign: Cementary; Lower sign: Shooting range



And in this case, the translation into German is somewhat harsh but straightforward. It literally translates into "shithouse".



And finally, why go to the United States to see California if you can visit Kalifornien (German for California) in Kreis Plön. The town does exist.



User currently offlineMillwallSean From Singapore, joined Apr 2008, 1241 posts, RR: 6
Reply 13, posted (3 years 10 months 1 week 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 5345 times:

In regards to names can I just say that the Swiss first division club "Young Boys" of Bern plays at the "Wankdorf stadium".
You couldn't make it up if you even tried to.



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User currently offlinedanfearn77 From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2008, 1812 posts, RR: 9
Reply 14, posted (3 years 10 months 1 week 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 5319 times:

Quoting Baroque (Reply 11):

Exactly! I have no idea! As i have no idea what was going through the heads of the workers who painted them there!



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User currently offlineBaroque From Australia, joined Apr 2006, 15380 posts, RR: 59
Reply 15, posted (3 years 10 months 1 week 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 5305 times:

Quoting danfearn77 (Reply 14):
Quoting Baroque (Reply 11):

Exactly! I have no idea! As i have no idea what was going through the heads of the workers who painted them there!

True, but what would go through the heads of the parking police - brown bombers here? Presumably "We got this one whichever way you look at it". Then there would be the opinion of the poor bewildered beak if you got that far.

Great pic.


User currently offlineNorthStarDC4M From Canada, joined Apr 2000, 3005 posts, RR: 37
Reply 16, posted (3 years 10 months 1 week 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 5284 times:
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Quoting danfearn77 (Reply 14):
Quoting Baroque (Reply 11):

Exactly! I have no idea! As i have no idea what was going through the heads of the workers who painted them there!

My guesses:

a> done by a vehicle mounted system and the driver forgot he was painting lines and drove around the bump
b> they thought it was a wheelchair ramp or something?
c> ... spent some time at the local pub before painting that day?



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