MurciaMarketing has a photo of the curious sign that greets the hoards of designers and suppliers of theatrical vestments disembarking hourly at Murcia Airport, but no one else:
- Servicios / Tualet
With alien hordes roaming the streets, desperate for a leak, Cazorla Council cracked open the piggy bank and commissioned this marvellous sign:
But is the target audience English- or French-speaking? And, since the verbal and iconic messages aren’t coordinated (users don’t immediately associate the arrow and icon on the left with the words on the right), …
- VAT REFOUND
Cash-starved governments all over Europe are busy rediscovering VAT, and it seems that their inspiration may have come from that hitherto little recognised hive of intellect and invention, Malaga Airport:
Please remember that you must show the items in the V.A.T. refound office before checking them.
- Worst ever Spanish covers of English-language songs?
I haven’t talked to any of the perpetrators, but I have little doubt that the principal cause of what we regard as fucked translation is a misunderstanding as to its function: whereas English-speakers expect to encounter a linguistic resource, the aim of Romance-dialect-speaking businesses, politicians and civil servants in providing English translation is often symbolic …
- The definitely guide of brothels
My “I’m surprised you even need to ask” title is plucked two-handed from the popups on the following, unsurprising aerial view of Spain, which may take a while to load: [pimp’s map later deleted by Google for violation of Terms of Service]. Please note that all IP-clicks will be logged and passed to the