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caramel
Feb 9th, 2003, 11:13 AM
Someone just send this to me by email... :o

> > > In a Bangkok temple:
> > > IT IS FORBIDDEN TO ENTER A WOMAN, EVEN A FOREIGNER IF DRESSED AS A
> > > MAN.
> >
> > > Cocktail lounge, Norway:
> > > LADIES ARE REQUESTED NOT TO HAVE CHILDREN IN THE BAR.
> > >
> > > At a Budapest zoo:
> > > PLEASE DO NOT FEED THE ANIMALS. IF YOU HAVE ANY SUITABLE FOOD, GIVE IT
> > > TO THE GUARD ON DUTY.
> > >
> > > Doctors office, Rome:
> > > SPECIALIST IN WOMEN AND OTHER DISEASES.
> > >
> > > Hotel, Acapulco:
> > > THE MANAGER HAS PERSONALLY PASSED ALL THE WATER SERVED HERE.
> > >
> > > Information booklet about using a hotel air conditioner, Japan: COOLES
> > > AND HEATES: IF YOU WANT JUST CONDITION OF WARM AIR IN YOUR ROOM,
> > > PLEASE CONTROL YOURSELF.
> > >
> > > Dry cleaners, Bangkok:
> > > DROP YOUR TROUSERS HERE FOR THE BEST RESULTS.
> > >
> > > In a Nairobi restaurant:
> > > CUSTOMERS WHO FIND OUR WAITRESSES RUDE OUGHT TO SEE THE MANAGER.
> > >
> > > On the grounds of a private school:
> > > NO TRESPASSING WITHOUT PERMISSION.
> > >
> > > On an Athi River highway:
> > > TAKE NOTICE: WHEN THIS SIGN IS UNDER WATER, THIS ROAD IS IMPASSABLE.
> > >
> > > On a poster at Kencom:
> > > ARE YOU AN ADULT THAT CANNOT READ? IF SO, WE CAN HELP.
> > >
> > > In a City restaurant:
> > > OPEN SEVEN DAYS A WEEK AND WEEKENDS.
> > >
> > > One of the Mathare buildings:
> > > MENTAL HEALTH PREVENTION CENTRE.
> > >
> > > A sign seen on an automatic restroom hand dryer:
> > > DO NOT ACTIVATE WITH WET HANDS.
> > >
> > > In a Pumwani maternity ward:
> > > NO CHILDREN ALLOWED.
> > >
> > > 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.
> > >
> > > Hotel notice, Tokyo:
> > > IS FORBIDDEN TO STEAL HOTEL TOWELS PLEASE. IF YOU ARE NOT A PERSON TO
> > > DO SUCH A THING IS PLEASE NOT TO HAD NOTIS.
> > >
> > > On the menu of a Swiss restaurant:
> > > OUR WINES LEAVE YOU NOTHING TO HOPE FOR.
> > >
> > > In a Tokyo bar
> > > SPECIAL COCKTAILS FOR THE LADIES WITH NUTS.
> > >
> > > Hotel lobby, Bucharest:
> > > THE LIFT IS BEING FIXED FOR THE NEXT DAY. DURING THAT TIME WE REGRET
> > THAT
> > > YOU WILL BE UNBEARABLE
> > >
> > > Hotel, Yugoslavia:
> > > THE FLATTENING OF UNDERWEAR WITH PLEASURE IS THE JOB OF THE
> > > CHAMBERMAID.
> >
> > >
> > > Hotel, Japan:
> > > YOU ARE INVITED TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE CHAMBERMAID.
> > >
> > > In the lobby of a Moscow hotel across from a Russian Orthodox
> > > monastery:
> >
> > > YOU ARE WELCOME TO VISIT THE CEMETERY WHERE FAMOUS RUSSIAN AND SOVIET
> > > COMPOSERS, ARTISTS, AND WRITERS ARE BURIED DAILY EXCEPT THURSDAY.
> > >
> > > Taken from a menu, Poland:
> > > SALAD A FIRM'S OWN MAKE; LIMPID RED BEET SOUP WITH CHEESY DUMPLINGS
> > > IN THE FORM OF A FINGER; ROASTED DUCK LET LOOSE; BEEF RASHERS BEATEN
> > > IN THE COUNTRY PEOPLE'S FASHION.
> > >
> > > Supermarket, Hong Kong:
> > > FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE, WE RECOMMEND COURTEOUS, EFFICIENT SELF-SERVICE.
> > >
> > > From the Soviet Weekly:
> > > THERE WILL BE A MOSCOW EXHIBITION OF ARTS BY 15,000 SOVIET REPUBLIC
> > > PAINTERS AND SCULPTORS.THESE WERE EXECUTED OVER THE PAST TWO YEARS.
> > >
> > > In an East African newspaper:
> > > A NEW SWIMMING POOL IS RAPIDLY TAKING SHAPE SINCE THE CONTRACTORS
> > > HAVE THROWN IN THE BULK OF THEIR WORKERS.
> > >
> > > Hotel, Vienna:
> > > IN CASE OF FIRE, DO YOUR UTMOST TO ALARM THE HOTEL PORTER.
> > >
> > > 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.
> > >
> > > An advertisement by a Hong Kong dentist:
> > > TEETH EXTRACTED BY THE LATEST METHODISTS.
> > >
> > > Tourist agency, Czechoslovakia:
> > > TAKE ONE OF OUR HORSE-DRIVEN CITY TOURS. WE GUARANTEE NO
> > > MISCARRIAGES.
> > >
> > > Advertisement for donkey rides, Thailand:
> > > WOULD YOU LIKE TO RIDE ON YOUR OWN ASS?
> > >
> > > In the window on a Swedish furrier:
> > > FUR COATS MADE FOR LADIES FROM THEIR OWN SKIN.
> > >
> > > The box of a clockwork toy made in Hong Kong:
> > > GUARANTEED TO WORK THROUGHOUT ITS USEFUL LIFE.
> > >
> > > In a Swiss mountain inn:
> > > SPECIAL TODAY - NO ICE-CREAM.
> > >
> > > Airline ticket office, Copenhagen:
> > > WE TAKE YOUR BAGS AND SEND THEM IN ALL DIRECTIONS.
> > >
> > > On the door of a Moscow hotel room:
> > > IF THIS IS YOUR FIRST VISIT TO THE USSR, YOU ARE WELCOME TO IT.
> > >
> > > A laundry in Rome:
> > > LADIES, LEAVE YOUR CLOTHES HERE AND SPEND THE AFTERNOON HAVING A
> > > GOODTIME
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