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.”

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.”

On the menu of a Swiss restaurant:

“Our wines leave you nothing to hope for.”

Outside a Hong Kong tailor shop:

“Ladies may have a fit upstairs.”

In a Bangkok dry cleaners:

“Drop your trousers here for best results.”

Outside a Paris dress shop:

“Dresses for street walking.”