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Old 21st February 2011, 20:07   #766
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On a lighter note, you can tell from the last picture that I co-own this cafe . Regulars will get the joke.

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Maybe they are Chinese manufactured mats (and probably explains why they got into problems with the mats in US
You know, in the USA, Toyota could get sued because an American placed the mats backwords, and didn't understand the poorly written instructions.

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"The swatter may become without high-voltage or in low voltage conditions when it absorbs damp in wet weather, the effect will be declined. Then it can be dried by blowing with electric blower or shining with sunshine. The effect will be recovered soon"
You canNOT be serious. By the time I got to "shining with sunshine", I was
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Inexplicable (especially coming from Toyota) ...
Although things have improved over the years, Japan is home to some of the world's worst English, and some of the most incomprehensible user manuals. Early Sony manuals were just dreadful!

A favourite of mine was a kitchen food processor (mixie) whose instructions warned, Not to be used for the other use.



Nothing to do with Japan, but I had a cheap Eastern-European-made chemical balance once, the instructions for which told me that I had to store it in a clean, dry barn.
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Old 23rd February 2011, 09:42   #768
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Fresh dose of laughter, served.

All from my recent trip to Wayanad.
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Old 23rd February 2011, 09:45   #769
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Inexplicable (especially coming from Toyota), shocking but true. Thanks to BHPian Upgrade for the picture.

This is the sticker on the Etios' official mats:

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Ha ha. I am sure Toyota is now paranoid about floor mats in their cars after all that acceleration problem and the final findings of NASA. See this link. The World Today - NASA rules out electronic problem in Toyota cars 09/02/2011
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Found this board in Nagarahole forest. Nothing much wrong in the sign, except the word 'deers' that doesn't exist in English (not many people know this anyway).
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Ahhh, the dears

That's a lovely sign!
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Fresh dose of laughter, served.

All from my recent trip to Wayanad.
The last picture is superb. Cat taking on horses under the hood.
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Got new ones.

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I just made a fool of myself at office laughing at the freaking bell on the Splendor.

Could someone please add English captions for the hindi language boards.
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@rohanjf: Merriam-Webster says that 'deers' does exist.
Deers - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster Dictionary
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I just made a fool of myself at office laughing at the freaking bell on the Splendor.

Could someone please add English captions for the hindi language boards.
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When I grow up I want to be a truck!

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The thief-trader's shop

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This auto driver has been felicitated by the Honorable Transport Minister

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Rs. 50 fine for throwing up
(Smaller text handwritten below says "Waiter's service charges extra" among other things)

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Scary Cold Beer

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Please don't spout wisdom here. We are all wise men here.

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Ask directions for Rs.5/-
Accompaniment to destination for Rs. 10/-

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Life's a b***h. Still I stand proud.

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OK here goes (some creative license taken to convey the essence):
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When I grow up I want to be a truck!
Thanks Noopster.
"Mai Bada hokar truck banunga"

Sounds killer in hindi and is quite creative.

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On very similar lines!
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Spotted this couple of weeks ago. In case you missed it, that's a BMTC bus

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it happens only in india


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