Saturday, April 01, 2006

Why We Need ESL Part 4

Sign in Japanese public bath:Foreign guests are requested not to pull knob in tub.

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.

Hotel catering to skiers, Austria:Not to perambulate the corridors in the hours of repose in the boots of ascension.

Taken from a menu, Poland:Salad a firm's own make; limpid red beet soup with cheesy dumplings in the form of a finger; roasted duck let loose; beef rashers beaten up in the country people's fashion.

Supermarket, Hong Kong:For your convenience, we recommend courteous, efficient self-service.

Dry cleaner's, Bangkok:Drop your trousers here for the best results.

Outside a dress shop, Paris:Dresses for street walking.
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