Don’t mind the door slamming behind you…

Don’t mind the door slamming behind you…

posted on 7 Jul 2021 in Signs

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Droll not Troll
Droll not Troll
3 months ago

Hey, I tried my shoes before I bought them. They were innocent!

algernon
algernon
3 months ago

As long as you have happy feet

Conventi
Conventi
3 months ago

Good. Out of the door, line on the left, one cross each.

Droll not Troll
Droll not Troll
3 months ago

Forget the shoes, my feet are killing me!

algernon
algernon
3 months ago

Emporer Xi will send you off to Xinjang if you don’t.

Droll not Troll
Droll not Troll
3 months ago

Can I bring my phone? I don’t know if it’s guilty, but it’s been charged.

James
James
3 months ago

“Put off your guilty shoes and dance the blues” — David Bowie

Shane the Freestyler
Shane the Freestyler
3 months ago

My shoes were set up! Follow the socks if you wanna find the real culprit!

Boris
Boris
3 months ago

…and you’ll have to crawl in on your knees for good measure.

Boris
Boris
3 months ago

What’ll happen if I’m rude?
I’M ALREADY GOING TO PRISON!

Boris
Boris
3 months ago

You’re not strait-laced – you’ve crooked slips of the tongues.
We’ll bring you to heel – your soles are ours.

…and come in politely.

Chris
Chris
3 months ago

Don’t drop those shoes in the shower

Earthbound Misfit
Earthbound Misfit
3 months ago

♪♫ Doin’ the prison shuffle, ain’t nuthin’ but a two-step scuffle…♬♫

UCity
UCity
3 months ago

“On the count of having worn treads, we find the defendants, Adidas Ultraboost 21 Men’s shoes, Solar Yellow, size 11.5, guilty.”  

Earthbound Misfit
Earthbound Misfit
3 months ago

Miss Manners branches out from summer camp to prison camp.

Earthbound Misfit
Earthbound Misfit
3 months ago

Feats, don’t fail me now!

Earthbound Misfit
Earthbound Misfit
3 months ago

Please turn off shoe phones before politely coming.

sarusa
sarusa
3 months ago

This might not be Engrish. The Japanese there really does say 獄屋内に入れよ, which is ‘come inside the prison’, and 獄屋 is prison, there’s no confusion there. Perhaps this is for a historical prison in an old castle? Unfortunately the first line is cut off, so we can’t tell what the ‘guilty shoes’ was. It might be prison shoes.

Marum
Marum
3 months ago

No shooeys.

No sushis.

Eggrish
Eggrish
3 months ago

Those guilty shoes go to sole-itary confinement, in case you were wondering.

Eggrish
Eggrish
3 months ago

Stop resisting!! Stop resisting!

Says the prison guard trying to untie an inmate’s very knotty shoes.

Droll not Troll
Droll not Troll
3 months ago

@Shane: The socks? Sounds like it was an inside job. 😛

Marum
Marum
3 months ago

A shoe in a prison has no concept of infinity. (Old Japanese saying)

alexmagnus
alexmagnus
3 months ago
sarusa
sarusa
3 months ago

@alexmagnus Aha, thanks! That says ‘Jail’ (obviously) then ‘Kokoro yamashiki’ ‘Take off your shoes and enter the prison in a well behaved fashion.’ Kokoro Yamashi is hard to translate, it’s an old word that means your heart or mind is sick, but in the attributive form like this it’s a really archaic way of saying ‘I’m sorry’. So this would be ‘I’m so terribly sorry, but please remove your shoes and…’ The modern word yamasashi means guilty, and that’s probably where ‘guilty shoes’ comes from. So it’s kind of engrish, but I think a lot of modern Japanese people would… Read more »

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