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Signs, Signs #20: Aren’t you glad for bilingual signs?

01 Jun

Most importantly this need to be bilingual – always!
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Sign inside the train station in Cairo, Egypt.
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Sign in Panam City, Bangladesh.

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18 Comments

Posted by on June 1, 2011 in SIGNS

 

18 responses to “Signs, Signs #20: Aren’t you glad for bilingual signs?

  1. Mirage

    June 1, 2011 at 6:41 pm

    yes! very! especially if the need is urgent! ^_^

     
  2. pat

    June 1, 2011 at 7:39 pm

    By the time I asked for a translator, it would be too late! Nice capture!

     
  3. VioletSky

    June 1, 2011 at 7:40 pm

    sometimes, we need all the linguistic help we can get.

     
  4. postcardy

    June 1, 2011 at 7:42 pm

    Very considerate.

     
  5. Martha Z

    June 1, 2011 at 7:52 pm

    Interesting that the one only translates into English; I think the second could work for both French and English.

     
  6. RedPat

    June 1, 2011 at 8:40 pm

    Nice of them to translate but I bet if they didn’t you were learn to recognize those words quickly! Nice captures.

     
  7. Lesley

    June 1, 2011 at 9:28 pm

    I would never have known.
    I also like the use of both rest room and toilets.

     
  8. Joy

    June 1, 2011 at 9:48 pm

    Sometimes a relief to spot., and useful if in red, easily spotted, like the second one.

     
  9. Gagiers

    June 1, 2011 at 10:57 pm

    bilingual signs are always useful:-) nice one…pls visit MY SIGNS,SIGNS

     
  10. EG Wow, Canada

    June 1, 2011 at 11:13 pm

    Bilingual is especially good when the script is other than the Roman alphabet. 🙂

     
  11. Indrani

    June 2, 2011 at 1:56 am

    So true!
    I had a weird experience once in Italy!

     
  12. Luna Miranda

    June 2, 2011 at 2:33 am

    rest rooms signs should be in all major languages, especially the ladies room since we can’t pee on walls! hahahaha

     
  13. Grace Olsson

    June 2, 2011 at 6:14 am

    ths igna is essential…..

    hahahahah
    doesn´t matter if in English, Spanish, Portuguese, etc…

    we know what its mean…
    nice day

     
  14. Grace Olsson

    June 2, 2011 at 6:15 am

    the sign – the keyboard of my computer is crazy…sorry for that…

     
  15. Cildemer

    June 2, 2011 at 9:30 am

    Very nice captures! I’m glad they are translated;o) Could be a problem for many visitors if they weren’t. He he he!

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    Hope you are having a nice and happy week****

     
  16. Wayne

    June 2, 2011 at 10:23 am

    Good thing they do this or otherwise …

     
  17. Linnea

    June 2, 2011 at 4:01 pm

    Yes indeed. And at least they’re bilingual in English!!

     
  18. Inger-M

    June 3, 2011 at 12:00 am

    Yes, these translations are most welcome! Great signs!

     

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