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Old 27th January 2011, 10:30   #736
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This picture was taken at the hotel where we had stopped for lunch during our road trip few years ago.
Seems like a mistaken identify for the groom
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Old 27th January 2011, 10:53   #737
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Found these two gems on the register of the authorized service centre I take my car to...
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This one came from FB. I have no idea where this restaurant is, but I'm not visiting it - ever...
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Old 27th January 2011, 11:28   #738
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SS-T, the last one must be somewhere in Kerala. There are people whose surname is Potty (note that -tt- is pronounced as the 'tt' in attenuate, or 't' in eatery, and not as in potty). So, it's ok to visit that hotel

For non-mallus, it's definitely laughing stock at first sight

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Old 27th January 2011, 12:41   #739
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This picture was taken at the hotel where we had stopped for lunch during our road trip few years ago.
Seems like a mistaken identify for the groom
Sure the bride is going feel like ALICE IN WONDERLAND soon.


EDIT: Just noticed the date. She is already there for 2 years.

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Old 27th January 2011, 14:16   #740
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If a town can be called Alice, then why not a guy? Might even be better than Sue.

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because it's just taken my poor wife about five minutes to get it into my head that they meant alias!
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Old 30th January 2011, 09:59   #741
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Saw this sign in the parking area of an office complex. People have the tendency to cut short spellings but this is just the opposite! The extra 'L' changes the complete meaning!!
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Old 3rd February 2011, 20:12   #742
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Recently I saw this on back of Indicia taxi in Bangalore
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Found a few new ones..

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maxj2005, those are hilarious. Especially the Bill Gates Tea Hut..

OT: Nice signature you have! I have already doubled my drive space - no Windoze, only Ubuntu
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OT: Nice signature you have! I have already doubled my drive space - no Windoze, only Ubuntu

I use Fedora14 makes life very easy.

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This notice is fixed in our trains near the emergency stop chain. While the English text sounds correct, the Hindi text sounds funny! The word "Khadi" has a different meaning altogether! The Hindi sentence would translate to : If you want to make the train stand up, pull the chain." Why can't our people use simple words?
In hindi we have two states, moving and standing. the usage is perfectly acceptable (if not grammatically perfect).
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I found these stuff while I was browsing through my friend's Facebook album!!

1)Rim Gin, anyone?

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2)Hilariously Meaningless!!

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Caught this in Vellore.
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^ I think it reads, "Man take diversion, at working".

Not a bad idea for tomorrow(Monday).
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25 characters in English: 33 in Tamil!

I'll ask Mrs G to explain...
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