Welsh road sign reads "I am not in the office at the moment"!

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  1. BTB 500

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    When Swansea Council officials sent wording for a road sign to be translated, they received an automated e-mail written in Welsh that read: "I am not in the office at the moment. Please send any work to be translated."

    Unaware of the actual meaning of the e-mail, officials had the sign printed with that text and put up near a supermarket, only realising their mistake when Welsh speakers pointed it out.

    It was supposed to say "No entry for heavy goods vehicles. Residential site only" :rolleyes:

    http://uk.news.yahoo.com/18/20081101/tuk-welsh-road-sign-lost-in-translation-a7ad41d.html
     
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    This sign on the M27/A31 always makes me wonder;

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    So,thats at least two right turns in the next ten miles,then????

    :rolleyes:
     

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