Notices..what have you spotted?

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That, Richard, is dreadful English even with the missing apostrophe :twisted:

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Eats, shoots and leaves...

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RichardW wrote:
03 Aug 2017, 12:18
Mis use of apostrophes is one of my bug bears....
Me too, so a friend sent me this to wind me up
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I came across this in an Asian jungle once..

had to smile at the use of English !

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jgra1 wrote:
03 Aug 2017, 13:21
I came across this in an Asian jungle once..

had to smile at the use of English !


Section 9 is crying out for the addition of a few words of clarification...
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hehe :)

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MikeT wrote:
03 Aug 2017, 12:59
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I like that a lot. I think I may have that as an Avatar :rofl2:

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Following the "Bill Posters will be Prosecuted" (but what did Bill do?) theme, I remember, when I was younger, responding to the command (with films or TV shows) "Fire at Will" with either "What did Will do?" or "Run for it, Will".

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Rule 10 on that board (rules and egulations) reminds me of an old Peter Cook and Dudley Moore sketch, where the two were discussing a recent visit to the zoo. Went something like this...

And then we got to a sign which read Topical Fish, Dud.
Funny, I thought, Topical Fish. What's going on here?
So we looked at the fish, and couldn't see anything much topical about them.
Not to be outdone, we went looking for a Keeper, Dud, to see whether he could help.
Well, we found one, and he explained that, yes, it wasn't exactly the fish that were topical, but the guy who looked after the signs...
It was a seasonal thing, with him. Every winter, he had terrible trouble with the wind . . . his Rs used to blow off regularly. Never knew how to prevent it, poor chap. :shock:

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:-D

I think some of those translations are 'literal' as with chinese instruction books. :?

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A couple of bits of paper and blu tack can create a bit of innovative take on an innocent hotel room number :)

http://cdn.lifebuzz.com/images/90448/li ... t_2000.jpg

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NewcastleFalcon wrote:
03 Aug 2017, 13:46
jgra1 wrote:
03 Aug 2017, 13:21
I came across this in an Asian jungle once..

had to smile at the use of English !


Section 9 is crying out for the addition of a few words of clarification...

sign2.jpg

Regards Neil

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Looks like Engrish :)

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Honda staff toilets.
own work
own work
They also had a short version.
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MikeT wrote:
03 Aug 2017, 12:59
RichardW wrote:
03 Aug 2017, 12:18
Mis use of apostrophes is one of my bug bears....
Me too, so a friend sent me this to wind me up

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