funny English: round 2

A year full of traveling has allowed me to collect enough amusing translations for this blog’s second edition of Funny English.  Having committed my fair share of linguistic faux pas myself (as recently as last month), it is with an understanding chuckle that I share with you these not-so-perfect efforts at writing in the language of Shakespeare from across Europe.

Rome, Italy Choose between sparkling wine, Italian babies, or foreign babies for a refreshing pre-dinner drink.

Rome, Italy
Choose between sparkling wine, Italian babies, or foreign babies for a refreshing pre-dinner drink.

Venice, Italy The pastry is closed!

Venice, Italy
The pastry is closed!

Budapest, Hungary  Perhaps the editing is a bit gratuitous. After all, how many of us tourists speak Hungarian?

Budapest, Hungary
Perhaps the editing is a bit gratuitous. After all, how many of us tourists speak Hungarian?

Athens, Greece Eggs.  Indeed.

Athens, Greece
Eggs. Indeed.

Barcelona, Spain We have an ice.  Just one.  First come first serve.

Barcelona, Spain
We have an ice. Just one. First come first serve.

Lisbon, Portugal One ball.  Flavor of choice.

Lisbon, Portugal
One ball. Flavor of choice.

Toledo, Spain Here comes oxtail!

Toledo, Spain
Here comes oxtail!

Madrid, Spain Time is thicking...thick thock, thick thock....

Madrid, Spain
Time is thicking…thick thock, thick thock….