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10:26am on Tuesday, 7th August, 2007:

More Signs of Cyprus


I transferred the last of my pics from my camera to my PC, and here are three more signs I spotted on vacation...

It would appear that Cypriots are taught English so well that they even adopt the same use of apostrophes as our own shopkeepers:

This isn't quite what I was expecting to see on a boat in Paphos harbour; I can only assume that he mysteriously knows someone is in need of his help...

Our hotel was called "Alexander the Great Beach Hotel", which, because of all the references to and images of Alexander the Great, we parsed as (Alexander the Great) (Beach Hotel). Occasionally, we joked that perhaps it should be (Alexander) (the Great Beach Hotel). However, according to this award hanging on the wall of the lobby, both versions are wrong:

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