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Dec. 16, 2014By: Darren CarlsonAuthor Bio

COCKTAIL LOUNGE IN NORWAY

"Ladies are requested not to have children in the bar."

DOCTOR'S OFFICE IN ROME

"Specialist in women and other diseases."

HOTEL IN ACAPULCO

"The manager has personally passed all the water served here."

INFORMATION BOOKLET ABOUT USING A HOTEL AIR CONDITIONER IN JAPAN

"Cools and heats: If you want condition of warm air in your room, please control yourself."

AN AD BY A HONG KONG DENTIST

"Teeth extracted by the latest methodists."

IN A SWISS RESTAURANT

"Our wines leave you nothing to hope for."

IN THE LOBBY OF A MOSCOW HOTEL ACROSS FROM A RUSSIAN ORTHODOX MONASTERY

"You are welcome to visit the cemetery where famous Russian and Soviet composer, artists, and writers are buried daily except Thursday."

IN A HOTEL IN VIENNA

"In case of fire, do your best to alarm the hotel porter."

AIRLINE TICKET OFFICE IN COPENHAGEN

"We take your bags and send them in all directions."

Darren Carlson is the Founder and President of Training Leaders International.  As President, Darren oversees the general direction of the ministry and serves as an advocate for pastors with little access to formal training and thoughtful cross-cultural theological engagement. You can connect with him on Facebook and Twitter

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