CHENNAI (Web Desk) – 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.
“What an outrage India. All I want to do is go down on your curry-stained airport carpet,” Lee wrote on Facebook.
Facebook user Muzammil Azmi said in a comment on Lee’s post that the Hindi text would more accurately be translated as, “Sitting and eating on the carpet is prohibited.”