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Postby JR8 » Tue, 01 Jul 2014 10:46 pm

At the food court... :o
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and hot off the press this pm ...

'Off service'... (meaning in the UK, bad service).

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Postby GSM8 » Wed, 02 Jul 2014 12:19 am

I saw the food court picture a few months ago allegedly from somewhere in India - actually thats how people of a certain state would probably pronounce the said word :lol:

Back to Singaporean-isms the street in front of my apartment says "hump ahead" :D

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Postby ecureilx » Wed, 02 Jul 2014 8:32 am

GSM8 wrote:I saw the food court picture a few months ago allegedly from somewhere in India - actually thats how people of a certain state would probably pronounce the said word :lol:

Back to Singaporean-isms the street in front of my apartment says "hump ahead" :D


the first pic is from India ...

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Postby JR8 » Wed, 02 Jul 2014 10:25 am

Yep you could be right. I thought I'd taken it myself (a copy was on my Desktop), but it's possible I'd picked it up here/elsewhere and copied it to my Desktop to share on Facebook or similar.

The bus one, that was yesterday, but I expect anyone who has spent time here might well have seen the curious 'OFF SERVICE' sign before. However, it once again struck me as curious and yet amusing. It means nothing, and yet at the same time you know what it means :)
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Postby the lynx » Wed, 02 Jul 2014 10:32 am

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Postby ecureilx » Wed, 02 Jul 2014 11:24 am

JR8 wrote:Yep you could be right. I thought I'd taken it myself (a copy was on my Desktop), but it's possible I'd picked it up here/elsewhere and copied it to my Desktop to share on Facebook or similar.

The bus one, that was yesterday, but I expect anyone who has spent time here might well have seen the curious 'OFF SERVICE' sign before. However, it once again struck me as curious and yet amusing. It means nothing, and yet at the same time you know what it means :)


in Philippines, I saw this and started laughing ...

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then I remembered, it is perfectly right in US English ..

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Postby the lynx » Wed, 02 Jul 2014 11:32 am

Tailor or seamstress would be the better word.

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Postby ecureilx » Wed, 02 Jul 2014 3:08 pm

the lynx wrote:Tailor or seamstress would be the better word.


as I said I thought they want drainages ... then a Google search says it is Correcto inO Americano Englisho ....

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Postby Fortan » Wed, 02 Jul 2014 3:57 pm

"Fireman's Lift - In case of fire, please don't use"

Like, WTF....


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