In a Nairobi restaurant:
Customers who find our waitresses rude, ought to see the manager.
On the grounds of a private school:
No trespassing without permission.
On a highway somewhere:
Take notice: When this sign is under water, this road is impassable.
On a poster at Kencom:
Are you an adult that cannot read? If so, we can help
In a city restaurant:
Open seven days a week, and on weekends also.
On a mental institution building:
Mental health prevention centre.
A sign seen on an automatic restroom hand dryer:
Do not activate with wet hands
In a maternity ward:
No children allowed
In a cemetery:
Persons are prohibited from picking flowers from any but their own graves
Tokyo hotel's rules and regulations:
Guests are requested not to smoke or do other disgusting behaviours in bed
In a Bangkok temple:
It is forbidden to enter a woman even a foreigner if dressed as a man.
Hotel room notice, Chiang-Mai, Thailand:
Please do not bring solicitors into your room
Hotel brochure, Italy:
This hotel is renowned for its peace and solitude. In fact, crowds from all over the world flock here to enjoy its solitude.
Supermarket, Hong Kong:
For your convenience, we recommend courteous, efficient self-service
In an East African newspaper:
A new swimming pool is rapidly taking shape since the contractors have thrown in the bulk of their workers
In case of fire, do your utmost to alarm the hotel porter.
Advertisement for donkey rides, Thailand:
Would you like to ride on your own ass?
The box of a clockwork toy made in Hong Kong:
Guaranteed to work throughout its useful life.