Friday, February 10, 2017

Japan is rolling out these hilariously obvious signs to help clueless tourists

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Ever gotten confused in a foreign country because you couldn’t understand the signs?

Japan knows your pain, with one prefecture now rolling out painfully obvious signs in a bid to make visitors feel more welcome.

26 signs have been rolled out across the Iwate Prefecture, in a campaign titled “Ten ways to make travelers happy.”

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Image: Morioka Regional Development Bureau

Signs include a man breathing fire to indicate the food is spicy, a pig inside a bowl letting diners know the dish contains pork and another swiping a giant card to indicate that credit cards are accepted.  Read more…

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