Ikke så greit med inglisj

Det er ikke bare bare å oversette menyer, hotellbeskrivelser og prislister til engelsk til ære for turistene. Men noen ganger blir det veldig morsomt!

På hotell i Beijing
No smoking in bed. If it's on fire the guests should be disperse according to the safety way.

På hotell i Tokyo
In case of earthquake, use the torch to pass yourself out.

Herlig vinmeny i Madrid
Our wine list leaves you nothing to hope for.

Uhøflig personale på hotell i Nairobi, Kenya
Customers who find our waitresses rude ought to see the manager.

Virkelig minneverdig måltid i Poland
As for the tripe served you at the Hotel Monopol, you will be singing its praises to your grandchildren on your deathbed.

Tripe er forøvrig magesekken til kyr eller sauer.

Artig setting i Ankara, Tyrkia
You are invite to visit our restaurant where you can eat the Middle East Foods in a European ambulance.

Svar fra tysk hotell etter at en gjest spurte om fascilitetene
Standing among savage scenery the hotel offers stupendous revelations.
There is a French widow in every bedroom, affording delightful prospects.
A hotel should be a home from home. But then again, it's at home where most deaths occur.

Bruksanvisning i leiebil i Tokyo, Japan
When passenger of foot heave in sight, tootle the horn. Trumpet him melodiously at first, but if he still obstacles your passage then tootle him with vigor.

Instruksjoner om japanske kjøreregler
At the rise of the hand of the policeman, stop rapidly. Do not pass him, otherwise disrespect him. Do not explosion the exhaust pipe. Avoid entanglement with your wheel spoke. Go soothingly on the grease mud as there lurks a skid demon.

Skilt i sovevognen på et indisk tog
Do not invite thieves to sleep in the floor.

Skilt på sovjetisk skip i Svartehavet
Helpsavering apparata in emergings behold many whistles! Associate the stringing apparata about the bosoms and meet behind. Flee then to the indifferent lifesavering shippen obediencing the instructs of the vessel chef.

På en ferge i San Juan, Puerto Rico
In case of emergency, the lifeguards are under the seat in the center of the vessel.

Skilt på fergeterminalen i Davao, Phillipinene
Adults: 1 USD
Child: 50 cents
Cadavers: subject to negotiation.

Hentet fra boken "Lost in Translation: Misadventures in English Abroad" av Charlie Croker