Did You Mean…?

This came with no provenance… and while I haven’t verified any, I can see how they could be true. Unfortunately, mistakes like this are not limited to writers for whom English is a second language!

It is forbidden to enter a woman, even a foreigner, if dressed as a man.

Sign in a Bangkok Temple

 Ladies are requested not to have children in the bar.

Cocktail lounge, Norway:

Drop your trousers here for the best results.

Dry cleaners, Bangkok

Customers who find our waitresses rude ought to see the manager.

In a Nairobi restaurant

Are you an adult who cannot read? If so, we can help!

On a poster at Kencom

Persons are prohibited from picking flowers from any but their own graves.

In a cemetery

Guests are requested not to smoke or do other disgusting things in bed.

Tokyo hotel’s rules and regulations

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.

A sign posted in Germany ‘s Black Forest

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.

Hotel, Zurich

Ladies, leave your clothes here and spend the afternoon having a good time.

A laundry in Rome


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