Stupid Signs
We have all seen some pretty stupid signs - in translated text, bad English or just placed in silly places.

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Do not use lift incase of fire
Hotel lift in Berln
 
If this is your first visit to the ussr, you are welcome to it.
On the door of a Moscow hotel room
 
We will sell gasoline to anyone in a glass container
At an American gas station
 
The flattening of underwear with pleasure is the job of the chambermaid
Hotel, Yugoslavia
 
WARNING Footpath unsuitable for pedestrians.
 
The choir invites any member of the congregation who enjoys sinning to join the choir.
 
You are invited to take advantage of the chambermaid
Hotel, Japan
 
Don’t let your worries kill you. Let the church help
 
CAUTION Do not run on the stairs. Use the handrail.
Sign at Railway station
 
Teeth extracted by the latest methodists
An advertisement by a Hong Kong dentist
 
One can peel tomatoes easily by standing in boiling water for a minute.
 
After tea break staff should empty the teapot and stand upside down on the draining board
In an office
 
Anyone caught hanging from the rim will be suspended
At a basketball court
 
When this sign is under water, this road is impassible
 
It is forbidden to enter a woman even a foreigner if dressed as a man
In a Bangkok temple
 
Cup of coffee to sit in or take away
 
Drive in Car Park
 
Our wines leave you nothing to hope for
On the menu of a Swiss restaurant
 
Do not pour liquids into your television set
In a TV Owner’s manual
 
WARNING!  When  motor is running the blade is turning
On a lawnmower
 
To stop leak turn cock to the right
Sign in men's rest room in Japan
 
100% pure all-natural frwsh-squeezed orange juice from concentrate
On a carton of orange juice
 
WARNING! Contents inflammable
On a container of lighter fluid
 
CAUTION: contents may catch fire
On a box of matches
Ladies, leave your clothes here and spend the afternoon having a good time
A laundry in Rome
 
Restricted to unauthorized personnel
At a number of British military bases
 
Bottomless pit – 65 feet deep
 
Automatic washing machines: please remove all your clothes when the light goes out
In a Laundromat
 
In case of fire, please pay bill promptly
In a cafe in Cambridge

Notice - Our public bar is presently not open because it is closed
Outside of a bar in Africa

Take one of our horse-driven city tours. We guarantee no miscarriages
Tourist agency, Czechoslovakia

Broken lenses duplicated here
In an opticians

Fifteen men's wool suits £50. They won't last an hour
In a gentleman's outfitters
 
We exchange anything - bicycles, washing machines etc. Why not bring your wife along and get a wonderful bargain?
Outside a secondhand shop
 
Danger Please keep out
Seen on a litter bin
 
Please do not spit too loud. Thank you
Malaysian street sign
 
Smarts is the most exclusive disco in town. Everyone welcome
Outside a disco
 
Don’t kill your wife, let us do it!
Outside a launderette in London
 
In the event of air attack drive off bridge
On the Triborough Bridge in New York
 
Due to increasing problems with letter louts and vandals we must ask anyone with relatives buried in the graveyard to do their best to keep them in order
Notice sent to residents outside a local cemetery
 
No Parking above this sign
 
Danger Ahead. Fasten Safety Belts and Remove Dentures
Sign near a river in Europe
 
Persons are prohibited from picking flowers from any but their own graves
In a Pennsylvania cemetery
 
Please do not touch this exhibit
Braille sign at a museum in London
 
Open seven days a week and weekends
In a restaurant
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