Say What?!: Indian Airport’s Salacious Mistranslation – ‘Eating Carpet Strictly Prohibited’

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CHENNAI, India – A sign posted at an Indian airport is making viral waves with its saucy-seeming English translation: “Eating carpet strictly prohibited.”

The sign, which businessman Justin Ross Lee photographed at Chennai International Airport, was purportedly posted in a carpeted area by the Airports Authority of India and features Hindi text with the apparently poorly translated English text.

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(Photo courtesy of Justin Ross Lee.)


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