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sarabyrd, 16 Nov 2007
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Slovakia sucked, but I did find the coolest named restaraunt ever:
Posted 4 Jul 2008
I shot this pic, at Nice (France) airport:
Posted 26 Sep 2008
Acronym for Ticino's regional transport network
From a small village pub in England
Posted 27 Sep 2008
Next time you're in Krakow, I highly recommend this hotel: the breakfast buffet includes some nice sausage.
Posted 28 Sep 2008
Took this on Koh Tao in Thailand - a sign that inspires confidence:
I dont get it? Sounds quite nice. How much were they?
Posted 29 Sep 2008
Wonder what the soup of the day is?
Spotted in Moshi, Tanzania.
MS - I took exactly the same photos in Japan. It was at one of the zen gardens wasn't it? I forget which one :)
Fantastic. Could only have been bettered if it had said muschi.
Speed welcome sign
Sorry, don't know how to display an image. but this sign marks the entrace of the tiny little town I grew up in...
In the words of Wiki:
'Speed was once notable for the contradictory roadsigns on the highway each side of the town reading "SPEED / PLEASE SLOW DOWN" but these have been replaced with maximum speed signs, however Welcome signs have been erected which carry the same text.'
The original version kept getting nicked.
Posted 2 Oct 2008
MS - I took exactly the same photos in Japan. It was at one of the zen gardens wasn't it? I forget which one
It was at Ginkakuji (Silver Pavilion) in Kyoto.
Here's another one, from a DVD rental store in Tokyo:
I have a few good ones from Japan, must look for them on my hard drive. One of them was from a car sales place - TASTING SUBARU. I presume they meant that you could test Subaru. Or they want you to lick it.
Who would have thought that "translate server error" is what the Chinese call "canteen"? Hanzi never fails to amaze me.
Posted 1 Nov 2008
The English is clear enough to lorry drivers - but the Welsh reads "I am not in the office at the moment. Please send any work to be translated."
Full story (with more examples of mistranslated signs) here: E-mail error ends up on road sign
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