Just minutes or hours from your home

Just minutes or hours from your home

posted on 15 Jan 2012 in Engrish from Other Countries, Signs

Where the customer is always or never right…

Photo courtesy of Steve Finney.
Sign found in Brooklyn, NY. 

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DrLex
DrLex
8 years ago

The cashier in this shop is actually a jackpot machine.

Algernon
Algernon
8 years ago

Round it anyway you like.

jjhitt
jjhitt
8 years ago

Welcome to Non-Negative Real Number Cent Store.

jjhitt
jjhitt
8 years ago

The Zen sign in the lower left explains everything.

Peter
Peter
8 years ago

Simple . . . we either buy or not buy

Tong
Tong
8 years ago

99c or not 99c, that is the question.

coffeebot
8 years ago

originally named “The Five or Dime”

faulty wiring
faulty wiring
8 years ago

Everyting 99c more or less. Everytong: POA

Qiezei
8 years ago

Satisfaction is and is not guaranteed.

Lollerskate
Lollerskate
8 years ago

@jjhitt: It does either explain everything, or nothing!

SuSu
SuSu
8 years ago

The 99 cents store or less and up
In other words,
a normal store.

Michael
Michael
8 years ago

The one-stop shop for penny-thrifts and spend-pinchers.

Chuck
Chuck
8 years ago

Everyt’ing gonna be alright.
T’en again, maybe not.

Eccekio
Eccekio
8 years ago

F—-K!!!

Eccekio
Eccekio
8 years ago

Do you have troble with indecision?

Errr. Can I get back to you later on that?

mickeygreeneyes
mickeygreeneyes
8 years ago

Okay, uh, how much for the Taj Mahal?

mickeygreeneyes
mickeygreeneyes
8 years ago

Now how did I know it would be Brooklyn?

Chicken Underwear
8 years ago

Outside of NYC the are called Family Dollar stores.

Chicken Underwear
8 years ago

It is not a “language” thing, it is a “it doesn’t matter what the sign says, we sell cheap crap” thing.

Esperologist
Esperologist
8 years ago

@Chicken Underwear
Family Dollar Store? I like it, spend your family of dollars here.
This item over hear will cost you a family of 8.

sparky
sparky
8 years ago

I’ll take a million of the 0 cent items.

Seventy2rd o clock
Seventy2rd o clock
8 years ago

”An Everything for 99c or less and a 7-Up, please.”

Jim
Jim
8 years ago

Did anyone else notice the spelling mistake – “everyting.” These guys get low marks for math AND English!

Sam
Sam
8 years ago

So, wal-mart finally decided on a name change…

Chicken Underwear
8 years ago

We don’t have Walmart in Brookyn

Jewels
Jewels
8 years ago

Shop assistant: Yes that’s right, 99c, more-or-less…..

Pete
Pete
8 years ago

Available wherever books are still sold:
“Brooklyn Koans” by The Daimyo of Flatbush

drinkyoursteak
drinkyoursteak
8 years ago

Or less&up – there’s more! Not sold in any store!

Charlene
Charlene
8 years ago

Schrödinger gave up on the cat and went into selling things that are more and less than 99 cents.

BC
BC
8 years ago

I don’t know. Technically this seems right. I think they mean everything is either 99 cents or less than 99 cents, in the total range leading back up to 99 cents?

Ok nevermind forget it

Biff the Understudy
Biff the Understudy
8 years ago

Ninety-nine is price
That amount or less and more
Everyone’s confused

maxx420
maxx420
8 years ago

No, we,re open!

grine
grine
8 years ago

This is logically equivalent to “switching to GEICO could save 15% or more on car insurance”. Both are null statements.

We truly need to bring logic back as a compulsory college course.

RK
RK
8 years ago

But wait! There’s more! And less!!!

epicak
epicak
8 years ago

Now its $1.30, now its 45c.. god when will I have to stop saying random prices?

Draconex
Draconex
7 years ago

They sell things at basically any price!

Cindi
Cindi
7 years ago

Oh shame on you America, even the Engrishers are laughing at you!

froog
froog
6 years ago

was someone confused

RocketCat
RocketCat
5 years ago

Return policy is within but not before 30 days or months. No refunds after purchase.

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