Funny Engrish Signs

Funny Engrish Signs

One of my favorite parts about travelling through parts of Asia were the English translations on signs and the grammar/context. I’m from a small east coast town myself so I can’t talk  much about grammar and spelling without being a hypocrite but who doesn’t like some good Engrish?

Onboard Vietnam Airlines on the emergency exit door.

I don’t know the purpose of it, but I was tempted to tear it off to see what would happen. When we were on the ground of course!  Can’t peel off those security seals in the air!

It’s a SPACE WAGON! Car names are way cooler and funnier in other countries. There was also a Kia Morning and a Kia New Morning, unfortunately I don’t have photo of those.  I wonder if Ford Fusion sounds as funny to them as Mitisubishi Space Wagon does to me?  I’ll have to ask. The answer was no.

It’s a SPACE WAGON!

Alright so this one isn’t a funny engrish sign, but I think car names are way cooler and funnier in other countries. There was also a Kia Morning and a Kia New Morning, unfortunately I don’t have photos of those. I wonder if Ford Fusion sounds as funny to them as Mitisubishi Space Wagon does to me? I’ll have to ask….The answer was no.

Mmmmm my favorite kind of sweat

Mmmmm my favorite kind of sweat

I think this one speaks for itself.  We saw it at the beginning of our trip when we were storm stayed over night in the Narita Airport.  Later on in Vietnam we were on a tour of Ha-Long Bay with a Japanese guy and we asked him about it. Turns out it’s just a sports drink.

Can I buy a vowel please?

Can I buy a vowel please?

This was a sign in a bar during our Tokyo Pub Crawl (the guys putting it on were cool, check it out if you’re ever there).  I’m pretty sure “BenFlton” is not a word in any language, but I’m also not even sure what it might be…

I’m usually pretty aware of my stuffs, but unfortunately I left one of my stuffs on the above mentioned plane.  Thankfully this sign was there to remind us not to leave our valuable stuffs on the bus.  Worthless stuffs is ok, but definitely don’t leave those valuable stuffs.

Thanks sign!

I’m usually pretty aware of my stuffs, but unfortunately I left one of my stuffs(headphones are now somewhere between Vietnam and Thailand) on the above mentioned plane. Thankfully this sign was there to remind us not to leave our valuable stuffs on the bus. Worthless stuffs is ok, but definitely don’t leave those valuable stuffs.

In case you didn't know what these were for

In case you didn’t know what these were for

This one was actually pretty helpful, those Thai bathrooms can be very confusing!  I would have pissed in the urinal if not for this sign :/

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