• "To more the cabin, push button for wishing floor. If the cabin should enter more persons, each one should press a number of wishing floor. Driving is then going alphabetically by national order." -- A sign in a Belgrade elevator.
  • "Dresses for street walking." -- A sign outside a Paris dress shop. (streetwalking, eh)
  • "Our nylons cost more than common, but you'll find they are the best in the long run." -- A sign in an Acapulco hotel.
  • "Ladies are requested not to have children in the bar." -- A sign in a Norwegian cocktail lounge.
  • "Order your summers suit. Because is big rush we will execute customers in strict rotation." -- A sign in a Rhodes tailor shop.
  • "The lift is being fixed for the next day. During that time we regret that you will be unbearable." -- A sign in a Bucharest hotel lobby.
  • "Teeth extracted by the latest Methodists." -- From an advertisement by a dentist in Hong Kong.
  • "It is strictly forbidden on our Black Forest camping site that people of different sex, for instance, men and women, live together in one tent unless they are married with each other for that purpose." -- A sign posted in Germany's Black Forest.