Saturday, April 16, 2011
More on english politeness
Just sharing some amusing instances of English politeness. I’ve found signs and packaging to be interesting markers of politeness in English society.
to the ‘lightly salted tortilla-flavoured Mexican-style maize crisps’ that we would call ‘corn chips’, to this:
or the email I got from UEA Accommodation the other day:
‘we politely remind you that taps are turned off by turning them clockwise.'
Then, of course, there are the times when they aren't so polite: