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Lost in Translation: Top 10 funny sign translations


hand-grenadeThere are signs all around us. They tell us what we can and can’t do, what options we have, where to go and where not to go, what there is to eat and more. But since we all don’t speak the same language we sometimes need to translate them for others to understand. Languages can be vastly different and if the person doing the translation isn’t fluent in both languages the results can be not only confusing, but also hilarious. Check out these 10 funny translated signs. (more…)

Ghost Town: Jazzland


800px-Six_Flags_New_Orleans_2004_-_Main_GateFew places are as creepy as an abandoned amusement park. When hurricane Katrina swept through New Orleans in 2005 a relatively new amusement park, Six Flags New Orleans was destroyed. Originally opened in 2000 as Jazzland the park was bought in 2002 by Six Flags and in 2003 renamed Six Flags New Orleans. After only five years in operation the park was flooded and has been abandoned for the past eight years. (more…)

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