F.A.Q.

“LOST IN TRANSLATION “

    How to use the room air conditioner in a Japanese Hotel: Cooles and Heates: If you want just condition of warm in your room, please control yourself

    In a Vienna Hotel: In case of fire, do your utmost to alarm the hotel porter

    Lobby of a Bucharest hotel: The lift is being fixed for the next day. During that time we regret that you will be unbearable.

    A breakfast menu item in Argentina: Revolting eggs

 

“MISINTERPRETATIONS”

    In China: A business man stated he was “tickled to death” to be in China. Interpreter explained that the American gentleman “had scratched himself until he died in order to be here”

    Getting room service in Portugal: “If you wish for breakfast lift the telephone and ask for room service. This will be enough for you to bring your food up”

    Carnival season in Vienna: “This is the time of year when the policemen, the lawyers and the doctors all assemble to hold their balls.”