It takes a lot of thought to get people’s attention to read a sign. You have to be clever with words to put up a sign that people will actually read and get involved with. We have already collected a bunch of signs before, not for their cleverness, but for their clumsiness. You might want to check these sign fails here.
This time around, we have a new batch of clever and witty signs that will make you giggle, hopefully. Browse through them and let us know what you think.
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We know for a fact that language and culture are intricately intertwined that one influences the other in tremendous, and sometimes amazing, ways. It is this intertwining that makes translations from one language to another extremely difficult. You can only translate words and concepts that exist in both cultures. Cultural subtleties that are not shared by other cultures will often get lost in translation.
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Although it can be tough to learn and understand, the alphabet of the Arabic language is quite a sight to look at and a great source of fascination for those interested in languages. Fun fact, the Arabic alphabet doesn’t have any short vowel letters. Instead, it has what is called “harakat”_features_ that are placed on top, sometimes at the bottom, of consonants to indicate what vowel sound should follow.
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Commas, tense, and proper grammar and punctuation might not be something that most people enjoy or pay attention to. But to us, language fanatics, they’re what gives meaning to our lives. After all, commas are what saves lives in a sentence like “Let’s eat grandma”. And grammar is the difference between “knowing your shit” and “knowing you’re shit.”
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Twitter is home to amazing tends that go viral from time to time. One such trend is when people started renaming everyday objects and they sounded way more accurate than the real ones. This is possible when you give a huge community the chance to share their creative ideas, and that’s what Twitter excels at.
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Whether they make you laugh or cringe, puns are real and should not be underappreciated, especially to people like us who find great joy in words and wordplay. We have published serval articles about puns before and we know first hand that people love them and appreciate them and that’s why we will keep coming with more creative puns to keep the fun going.
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You may have noticed that people in America do things radically differently. I don’t know if that’s a tendency or that Americans try so hard to distinguish themselves from the rest of the word. I mean why would you choose Fahrenheit over the much more elegant Celsius, mile over kilometer (and don’t get me started on how kilometer is pronounced over there), pound (which is abbreviated by the way as lb) over kilogram, etc.
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When you combine the cuteness of adorable animals with funny wordplay, the result is always amusing. We’ve published several articles and illustrations on just this and we know that people love animal puns. They make people laugh and who wouldn’t love animals anyways. Many artists use animals as a subject for their creative work. One such artists is the the UK-based illustrator Sophie Corrigan who has recently released a series of cool and adorable animal drawings and puns that we have collected here for you to enjoy. Leaf through them and let us know your favorites.
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The number one source of frustration when learning a language is the number of times we forget words we just learned. It takes a lot of practice to make words stick to our memory. Most people when they forget a word in a second language, they get embarrassed, their live crashes right there, and they wish they’d never learned that language. Other people, though, will not let one forgettable word stand in the way of conveying their thought. So, they’d mix up other words they know and mess up the entire language to make themselves understood. Down below are examples of people who worked their way around forgetting or not knowing particular English words, and the results as usual are hilarious.
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Italians gave the world a lot, including western civilization and a great culture and language. There is something Italian in every household today and that’s one more reason to adore Italians and the Italian culture. There are two things that make Italians particularly special and that’s their hand gestures and food. A lot of jokes have been made out of Italian food and the peculiar hand gestures and we’ve gathered some of them below and we hope they make you laugh.
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