Explosive Pets (Part 1 in an occassional series)
There is a word for it. When someone attempts to translate a foreign language into English - and the result is hilarious. Take the following (from which I gleaned the above title) which comes from a hotel I stayed in in Dalat as an example:
Please dont bring chemical substance, burned things, explosive pets to the bedroom.
Amazing what a difference a comma will make.
Two further egs related to the need to behave like a civilised human being whilst travelling Vietnam include:
Guests respect polite, civilised life. Don't vioate sextour and visicous social. (Personally one of my favourites...) and
Please carry out civilised, courteous, happy and moderate way of life, do not make noises and keep common order and hygiene.
Stay tuned for more