Doug & Wendy talked about instructions lost in translation. They quoted some from this site. Here are 5 on the list.
FUNNY TRANSLATIONS INTO ENGLISH
- In a Tokyo Hotel:
Is forbidden to steal hotel towels please. If you are not a person to do such thing is please not to read notis.
- In a Bucharest hotel lobby:
The lift is being fixed for the next day. During that time we regret that you will be unbearable.
- In a Leipzig elevator:
Do not enter the lift backwards, and only when lit up.
- In a Belgrade hotel elevator:
To move the cabin, push button for wishing floor. If the cabin should enter more persons, each one should press a number of wishing floor. Driving is then going alphabetically by national order.
- In a Paris hotel elevator:
Please leave your values at the front desk.
Some Music News;
Gord Downie has a new solo album coming out featuring 23 new songs. It’s called “Introduce Yerself” and it’s out Oct. 27. He released “Secret Path” last year. That was a combo of an album, graphic novel and film based on the Chanie Wenjack story. Chanie was a boy who died trying to escape a residential school. More on Downie’s website HERE.
ELO is celebrating the 40th anniversary of their double album, Out of the Blue, …And they’re releasing the first-time-ever picture disc edition this Friday. You can order it HERE
Aerosmith is cancelling the final four shows of the current tour in South America, so Steven Tyler can get back to the States for medical treatment. Tyler said it’s not life threatening but he needs to deal with it immediately.
Bryan Adams and his songwriting partner Jim Vallance have written the music for a new musical based on the film “Pretty Woman.” The show will play for 5 weeks in Chicago in March then move to Broadway in the fall of 2018.
The Frank Zappa hologram tour is not going over well with his son, Dweezil Zappa. Dweezil said “not interested in participating in anything with an artificial version of my father on stage.” The family is battling in court over control of Frank Zappa’s estate. Dweezil says the estate preventing him from using the Zappa Plays Zappa name on tour and the estate claims to own his name “Dweezil Zappa.”
Robert Plant‘s newest single from his album “Carry Fire” is a cover of “Bluebirds Over The Mountain” and features Chrissie Hynde. The album is out October 13th and he’ll be going on tour to support it beginning February 9th. He’ll play Toronto’s Massey Hall Feb 17th…Click HERE for tickets.
Our Pin It To Win It (mean edition) jackpot is rising. Check it out HERE. We call it the mean edition as the boss (aka ‘el meanyo,’) isn’t letting us tell you how many numbers you got correct with your guess until “later.” Play Pin It To Win It every weekday at 7:15, 8:15, 12:15 & 5:15.
Here’s another clue for you all the walrus was Paul…And Colleen, Brenda, Tammy, Jeff and Delores all had pretty good guesses (for not getting it right)
Auction Net is on right now. Click the icon to go to the site. One of the cool features is the the automatic bidding. You can set your maximum, for example $500 then enter a bid just above the current high bid. Then Auction Net will automatically make sure you are the top bidder until you’ve reached your max. Then if you are out bid you will be notified. Kind of a cool way to make sure you don’t snooze and lose on an item you really want.
Big Smart Head answer…..An elevator door.