Let’s see your brain

Let’s see your brain

posted on 29 Sep 2011 in Engrish from Other Countries

Is that a diploma in your pocket?

Photo courtesy of Jllian.
Spotted at bathroom in Tulum, Mexico.

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Big Fat Cat
Big Fat Cat
10 years ago

The Flasher just show his!

faulty wiring
faulty wiring
10 years ago

Show me yours and I’ll show you mine

FatKenney
FatKenney
10 years ago

What a classy way of saying “Don’t be ignorant.”

JohnZ
JohnZ
10 years ago

Please show your education by laughing at this sign.

Algernon
Algernon
10 years ago

Would you like to come up stairs and see my etchings.

Tommy
Tommy
10 years ago

I would be very confused about what to do. My education is all in my big head, but I think with my little one. Since this is in a bathroom, that’s the one that would be showing.

Zizzybalooba
Zizzybalooba
10 years ago

…Not your shoe size.

Seventy2rd o clock
Seventy2rd o clock
10 years ago

Shortage of toilet paper?

Chuck
Chuck
10 years ago

In the washrooms where I work, people are always showing their lack of:
education
manners
hygiene

Chuck
Chuck
10 years ago

…and proof-read your graffiti !

Seventy2rd o clock
Seventy2rd o clock
10 years ago

A gentle reminder: Non-educated persons are not so gently reminded to p*** off.

coffeebot
10 years ago

Spangrish?

Classic Steve
10 years ago

Maybe this precipitated the “F*** the Educational Background” t-shirt.

mickeygreeneyes
mickeygreeneyes
10 years ago

Okay, I’ll start with first grade: a,b,c,d,e,f,g,h . . . Tell me when you want me to stop. i,j,k,l . . .

SF
SF
10 years ago

I have it in my pocket and I’m happy to see you.

Chris
Chris
10 years ago

Brains…must..eat…brains….

Kitsune
Kitsune
10 years ago

Hey baby, your education is showing.

Nonsuch Ned
Nonsuch Ned
10 years ago

Everything I need to know I learned from “Everyone Poops”

http://www.amazon.com/Everyone-Poops-My-Body-Science/dp/192913214X

jjhitt
jjhitt
10 years ago

Look what I learned in school today….

Arden
Arden
10 years ago

Or just run for public office.

GwydionM
GwydionM
10 years ago

Shall I compair thee to a nosy parker?

J-Luke
J-Luke
10 years ago

Hmmm, I see you’re well educated there…

Seventy2rd o clock
Seventy2rd o clock
10 years ago

This sign would be ideal for ‘Asian Confusion Cuisine’…

Peter Chan
Peter Chan
10 years ago

Not before you pay me your tuition fee.

Michael
Michael
10 years ago

[ Insert constipated mathematician joke here. ]

Mike
Mike
10 years ago

Actually that’s a Spanish quote that means “Demonstrate that you are an polite and social people” but instead to translate the idea they translate the words.

Case of Engrish common. XD

Ralph Hamilton
Ralph Hamilton
10 years ago

The rain in Spain falls mainly on the plain. Enough?

xila31
xila31
10 years ago

Shake that PhD! Whoo!

J
J
10 years ago

Used Google Translate and thats what it came up with. Can any Spanish speakers out there make a better translation then Google?

dalahäst
dalahäst
10 years ago

‘educación’ usually does refer to education. Here, it is used in the sense of ‘manners’ or ‘etiquette’. Not the most common usage of the two, so it’s easy to see what went wrong.

Ralph Hamilton
Ralph Hamilton
10 years ago

por favor = please

Demeustre = inflected form of the verb demostrar.

demostrar = to prove

su = your

educacion = education, manners (taste)

(Please don’t pee on the seat)

Ralph Hamilton
Ralph Hamilton
10 years ago

Or maybe:

PLEASE FLUSH AFTER USE

bumpus
bumpus
10 years ago

Entrance for dummies is around the back.

Mc-Taz
Mc-Taz
10 years ago

Let’s put our heads together and see what we can come up with!

forkforkforkfork
forkforkforkfork
10 years ago

I don’t really see a problem here. It’s a fairly subtle message, but it could be taken as “show your education [by flushing the toilet before you leave]”. Similar to “act your age”.

jose
jose
10 years ago

In portuguese and spanish we say “educado” to “gentleman”. So, “mostre sua educação”, mean “show that you is a gentleman” (mostre que você é educado). Is another way to see the world, there are nothing funny in this. One gentleman is one person with good education.

reloadro
reloadro
10 years ago

It’s just that in English [education] lost much of its original meaning.
In Romance languages the word encompasses the meaning of upbringing,manners etc.

sparky
sparky
10 years ago

Is this for gentlemen or women? and yes the world IS funny

Jerome
Jerome
8 years ago

Derr… I never did sechondy skoul… but yu cant tel.. rigt?

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