Lost In Translation..

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  1. Mithrandir

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    Cocktail lounge, Norway:
    "LADIES ARE REQUESTED NOT TO HAVE CHILDREN IN THE BAR."

    Doctors' office, Rome:
    "SPECIALIST IN WOMEN AND OTHER DISEASES"

    In a Nairobi restaurant:
    "CUSTOMERS WHO FIND OUR WAITRESSES RUDE OUGHT TO SEE THE MANAGER"

    On a River/highway crossing:
    "TAKE NOTICE: WHEN THIS SIGN IS UNDER WATER, THIS ROAD IS IMPASSABLE."

    On a poster at an educational institution:
    "ARE YOU AN ADULT THAT CANNOT READ? IF SO, WE CAN HELP YOU"

    A sign seen on an automatic rest-room hand dryer:
    "DO NOT ACTIVATE WITH WET HANDS"

    In a cemetery:
    "PERSONS ARE PROHIBITED FROM PICKING FLOWERS FROM ANY BUT THEIR OWN GRAVES"

    Tokyo hotel's rules and regulations:
    "GUESTS ARE REQUESTED NOT TO SMOKE OR DO OTHER DISGUSTING BEHAVIOURS IN BED"

    On the menu of a Swiss restaurant:
    "OUR WINES LEAVE YOU NOTHING TO HOPE FOR."

    Hotel, Japan:
    "YOU ARE INVITED TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE CHAMBERMAID."

    In the lobby of a Moscow hotel across from a monastery:
    "YOU ARE WELCOME TO VISIT THE CEMETERY WHERE FAMOUS RUSSIAN AND SOVIET COMPOSERS, ARTISTS, AND WRITERS ARE BURIED DAILY EXCEPT THURSDAY"

    A sign posted in Germany's Black Forest:
    "IT IS STRICTLY FORBIDDEN ON OUR BLACK FOREST CAMPING SITE THAT PEOPLE OF DIFFERENT SEX, FOR INSTANCE, MEN AND WOMEN, LIVE TOGETHER IN ONE TENT UNLESS THEY ARE MARRIED WITH EACH OTHER FOR THIS PURPOSE"

    Hotel, Zurich:
    "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"

    The box of a clockwork toy made in Hong Kong:
    "GUARANTEED TO WORK THROUGHOUT ITS USEFUL LIFE"
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