Mis-translations

Tourist
Travel Notice:

As you head out on your vacation, keep in mind that you can’t always believe that sign that says “English Spoken Here.”

tourist
In a Bucharest hotel lobby:

“The lift is being fixed for the next day. During that time we regret that you will be unbearable.”

In a Paris hotel elevator:

“Please leave your values at the front desk.”

In a hotel in Athens:

“Visitors are expected to complain at the office between the hours of 9 and 11 A.M. daily.”

In a Yugoslavian hotel:

“The flattening of underwear with pleasure is the job of the chambermaid.”

In a Japanese hotel:

“You are invited to take advantage of the chambermaid.”