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Here are some signs and notices written in English that were discovered throughout the world. You have to give the writers an ‘E’ for Effort.
In a Tokyo Hotel:
Is forbidden to steal hotel towels please. If you are not a person to do such a thing is please not to read notis. (more…)
The English are feeling the pinch in relation to recent terrorist threats and have raised their security level from “Miffed” to “Peeved.” Soon, though, security levels may be raised yet again to “Irritated” or even “A Bit Cross.” The English have not been “A Bit Cross” since the blitz in 1940 when tea supplies all but ran out. Terrorists have been re-categorized from “Tiresome” to a “Bloody Nuisance.” The last time the British issued a “Bloody Nuisance” warning level was during the great fire of 1666. (more…)
When decanting wine, make sure that you tilt the paper cup, and pour slowly so as not to “bruise” the fruit of the vine.
If drinking directly from the bottle, always hold it with your fingers covering the label.
You’ve lived in London too long when …
- You say “The City” and expect everyone to know which one.
- You have never been to The Tower or Madame Tussauds, but love Brighton.
- You say “The Tower” and expect everyone to know which one.
The following advisory for American travelers heading for France was compiled from information provided by the US State Department, the Central Intelligence Agency, the US Chamber of Commerce, the Food and Drug Administration, the Centers for Disease Control, and some very expensive spy satellites that the French don’t know about. It is intended as a guide for American travelers only.
No guarantee of accuracy is ensured or intended.