Last December, we went to Venice for a handful of days. Being a language teacher, I suffer from that Berufskrankheit to look for odd bits and bobs of language, and I certainly found them.
For instance, weird places to live in:
Ok, I admit, my ignorance of Italian is probably the biggest issue here.
But there were also some surprises when it came to the inhabitants of such places.
A family of Jedi, fine. A family of galaxies? Or robots? Or …? Hm. Anyway, they have their day-to-day struggles to deal with and to make them visible to the many tourists.
I hope their protests are successful. And I also hope, that all those numpties with their selfie-sticks will find their [heavily censored].
On a slightly more mundane note, there are also the usual lost-in-translation signs. This is something I’m not keen on trying:
And those two inside a museum and quite far away from any bathroom left me completely baffled. Please leave a comment if you can figure out what the unsuspecting visitor is supposed to be doing.