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Poor Interpretations of International Signs That Will Make You Giggle

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These Tacos are Fire

The fire extinguisher sign was what started it all. Standing on a subway platform in Copenhagen, I wondered what the half circle was about. Kinda looked like a taco…

We are fortunate to live on a planet with a multitude of different people and cultures. Try as we might, there’s bound to be some miscommunication. This is a humorous attempt at purposefully misinterpreting the signs from several different countries. Hopefully it brings a chuckle to you during these times when travel is verboten. Oh, and it should probably be said: DO NOT TAKE THESE SERIOUSLY!

 

Regular Tacos

 

Paint Your Dog’s Butt

 

No Skulls or Hands Allowed

 

Fire-Fighting DJs Lounge

 

It’s My Dog In a Box!

 

1) Pull Lever 2) Pick Pocket 3) Welder’s Mask

 

No Sad Dogs Allowed

 

Film Your Lowrider Video Here

 

Only Bring Your Favorite Child

 

Pull to Release Robot Battle Lobsters

 

Dancin’ With a Train! Whoa, oh, oh! Dancin’ With a Train!

 

Uh… Ok.

 

Lunching On the Edge

 

Need Wifi? Jump Down Here.

 

People With Baguettes Should Hang Out With These Folks

 

Caution: Anthropomorphic Rabbit Traps

 

Pull Strings For Flying Baby

 

Caution: Home Videos From the 1980s

 

You guys go ahead. I’m just gonna hang out here for a while…

 

Seriously, These Tacos Are Fire!

 

Tinnitus

 

Squares Go This Way

 

Put Triangles With Circles and Squares

 

Put Your Kid in a Cart. Let ’em get Rad. Go Upstairs and Shop For a Bong.

 

Bring Your Kids, Dogs, and Skis. NO BABIES!

 

At Least We Can All Agree on Crocks

 

No Sleeping on the Floor

 

This Alleyway Safe For Children

 

Stroll Onto the Boat and Do Not Smoke With This Dog

 

Free Robot Hearts

 

No Giving Thumbs Ups

 

Read a Book. Listen to Some Tunes. Beware of Arrows.

Thank you for reading these poor interpretations of international signs. Maybe you have some good ones, too? Paste ’em in the comments!

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Sam Devine

Sam Devine

Sam Devine is drawn to art, bikes, song and drink like the proverbial moth to the moth-heroin. He plays music, tends bar, and makes silly animations. In addition to writing for BrokeAssStuart.com he's appeared in several publications, including MotoSpirit, SF Bay Guardian, Motorcyclist magazine, SF Weekly, and The Kiteboarder. Check him out at SamDevine.com

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