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(Mis) translations corner

Translate the sign? No problem

A selection of signs from around the world from hotels, restaurants, supermarkets, bars, shops and the like who tried to save on their translations budget.

French pest control website: Small animals nibble you the life? They give you the cockroach? XXX is with your services. But which are we? (Babelfish translation)
In a Vienna hotel: In case of fire, do your utmost to alarm the hotel porter.
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.
Detour sign in Kyushi, Japan: Stop: Drive Sideways
In a Hong Kong dentist's: Teeth extracted by the latest Methodists.
In a Roman doctor's surgery: Specialist in women and other diseases
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 the window of a Swedish furrier: Fur coats made for ladies from their own skin.
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 Tokyo hotel: You are invited to take advantage of the chambermaid.
In an Austrian hotel: Not to perambulate the corridors in the hours of repose in the boots of ascension.
Safety notice on a Russian cruise liner: Help savings apparata in emergings behold many whitles! Associate the stringing apparata about the bonsomes and meet behind. Flee them to the indifferent lifesavering shippen obediencing the instructs of the vessel chef.

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