Sign of the Weeque 29.07.15

July 29, 2015By David JaggardC'est Ironique!

C’est Ironique Sign of the Weeque


Spotted by reader Pierre Tran.

This, the last inadvertently funny English-language shop sign before the August break, is not in English and is not a shop sign. But one out of three is still better than François Hollande’s approval rating.

This is the hand-scribbled menu outside a restaurant run by someone who is never going to win the French National Spelling Bee (L’Abeille Nationale d’Envoûtement). I wonder if whoever made it noticed later that “Camembert is spelled wrong and said, “Oh, burger!” David Jaggard

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