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Re: It's a sign!
« Reply #75 on: September 19, 2018, 05:56:49 PM »


Looks like a bad translation! :lol:

You reckon? Perhaps they have a good market!
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Re: It's a sign!
« Reply #76 on: September 19, 2018, 11:08:07 PM »
Heh. :grin:

I wonder what they could have meant. It looks like the there are Asian alphabet letters on the paper sign, but I'm not sure, the image's resolution is low.

In Brazilian Portuguese, 'one with horns' is used to describe a victim of infidelity, so my first thought would be to think they offer therapy sessions...a little out of context but whatever. :lol:

But when thinking in English it seems like they could have masseuses who rub erogenous zones or something. :notsure:
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Re: It's a sign!
« Reply #77 on: September 19, 2018, 11:50:54 PM »
Heh. :grin:

I wonder what they could have meant. It looks like the there are Asian alphabet letters on the paper sign, but I'm not sure, the image's resolution is low.

In Brazilian Portuguese, 'one with horns' is used to describe a victim of infidelity, so my first thought would be to think they offer therapy sessions...a little out of context but whatever. :lol:

But when thinking in English it seems like they could have masseuses who rub erogenous zones or something. :notsure:

As my friend from Peru used to say (probably bad spelling on my part), "Il corñuto non castrato!"

Here in the US, massage parlors are expected by everybody to be dens of iniquity.

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Re: It's a sign!
« Reply #78 on: September 20, 2018, 04:48:49 AM »
Heh. :grin:

I wonder what they could have meant. It looks like the there are Asian alphabet letters on the paper sign, but I'm not sure, the image's resolution is low.

In Brazilian Portuguese, 'one with horns' is used to describe a victim of infidelity, so my first thought would be to think they offer therapy sessions...a little out of context but whatever. :lol:

But when thinking in English it seems like they could have masseuses who rub erogenous zones or something. :notsure:

"She put the horns on him" or "She made a goat of him" is, I think, not an unusual way, in catholic countries, of saying "his wife is unfaithful" . Msy look up the reason for this, hesrd it a long time ago but never checked its origin (if known). Interesting considering the diabolical imagery linked with goats.

But I too pondered on just which word they cocked up.
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Re: It's a sign!
« Reply #79 on: September 20, 2018, 05:54:05 AM »
Dave, words like "cocked up" may be an ordinary Brit expression but for dirty minded Americans it can mean that one has an erection.

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Re: It's a sign!
« Reply #80 on: September 20, 2018, 08:11:54 AM »
One of my favourite English words is cockpit. I wonder why.

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Re: It's a sign!
« Reply #81 on: September 20, 2018, 08:37:43 AM »
Dave, words like "cocked up" may be an ordinary Brit expression but for dirty minded Americans it can mean that one has an erection.

Yup. A  milder form of f****d up.
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Re: It's a sign!
« Reply #82 on: September 20, 2018, 02:44:15 PM »
That's so funny, because I had a supervisor who hailed originally from England, and he used "cock up" all the time when something went sideways. Nobody batted an eye, much to my amazement.

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Re: It's a sign!
« Reply #83 on: September 21, 2018, 04:38:51 PM »
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Re: It's a sign!
« Reply #84 on: September 21, 2018, 04:49:04 PM »


The forgot, "I don't gives a toss about other people..'
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Re: It's a sign!
« Reply #85 on: September 21, 2018, 04:51:59 PM »
Yes but wouldn't that fall under the umbrella term 'jerk'?
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Re: It's a sign!
« Reply #86 on: September 21, 2018, 04:54:00 PM »
Yes but wouldn't that fall under the umbrella term 'jerk'?

Hmm, yes, but ...
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Re: It's a sign!
« Reply #87 on: September 21, 2018, 04:55:14 PM »
Yes but wouldn't that fall under the umbrella term 'jerk'?

Hmm, yes, but ...

I sense there might be a joke or pun in there somewhere, but I just don't see it. :(
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Re: It's a sign!
« Reply #88 on: September 21, 2018, 05:03:14 PM »
Yes but wouldn't that fall under the umbrella term 'jerk'?

Hmm, yes, but ...

I sense there might be a joke or pun in there somewhere, but I just don't see it. :(

Nope, just can't make up my mind that you are right and I am just hitting my intense dislike of those who do not consider others in that way. Like watching a young man throw his drink can on the pavement four feet from a recycling bin.
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Re: It's a sign!
« Reply #89 on: September 22, 2018, 12:53:58 AM »
An imaginative and appropriate sign that will probably do no good to deter the scummy slobs who litter.  I like it  anyway.