Great boat – thank god!

Inspired by Charlie Croker’s “Lost in translation, misadventures in English abroad” that I just recently read and adored, I went through my travel pictures to pick a sample of random, funny signs from all around the world. I don’t think those as mistakes –  in fact, most of them are clearly far better that way!

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A very musical boat/beat rule, I mean, please don’t climb out of the beat, that’s at least a pitch-perfect-level offense!

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Puducherry Police warning at the beach. When the sea is not safe for bath AND life, really, you shouldn’t push it.

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Entrance of a Cinema in Benin, reads: Comfort, refinement and quality with Master Soft, – hard, – emotional, – “big show”, – “all age” films

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In a natural preservation area, India: Please throw your glasses before entering, it will surely help you find all those rare birds living in the wild we were advertising for

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A boat in Benin has God’s mobile phone number, always convenient

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Gym in South India: has real estate facilities, a travel agency, and rents minicabs. What you would expect from any gym, really

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In the tradition of naming your small business after God or religion, here comes “Great boat, thank God!” which doesn’t sound like the most confident boat-related-statement, but do come in!

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