Spotted recently, pinned to a hand-dryer:
This facility is unavailable due to essential maintenance works
Along similar lines, on a trip to Versailles a month or so ago:
The tour continues on the opposite side of the peristyle.
Why is it that people writing notices – or proposals – feel the need to try and impress the reader with overly-grandiose language? And don’t they realise that, in their attempts to impress, they actually achieve the very opposite?
And then sometimes there’s stuff that’s just weird – like the name of the shop I passed in my cab en route to Abu Dhabi airport, all-too-early the other morning having run a course there for a great group:
Syria Flower Butchery