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Post time 2009-6-25 05:14:17 |Display all floors
Sign over a Gynecologist's Office:

"Dr Jones, at your cervix."

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In a Podiatrist's office:

"Time wounds all heels."

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On a Septic Tank Truck:

Yesterday's Meals on Wheels

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On a Plumber's truck:

"We repair what your husband fixed."

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On another Plumber's truck:

"Don't sleep with a drip. Call your plumber."

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On a Church's Bill board:

"7 days without God makes one weak."

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At a Tire Store

"Invite us to your next blowout."

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On an Electrician's truck:

"Let us remove your shorts."

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In a Non-smoking Area:

"If we see smoke, we will assume you are on fire and take appropriate action."

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On a Maternity Room door:

"Push. Push. Push."

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At an Optometrist's Office:

"If you don't see what you're looking for, you've come to the right place."

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On a Taxidermist's window:

"We really know our stuff."

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On a Fence:

"Salesmen welcome! Dog food is expensive!"

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At a Car Dealership:

"The best way to get back on your feet - miss a car payment."

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Outside a Car Exhaust Store:

"No appointment necessary. We hear you coming.."

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In a Vets waiting room:

"Be back in 5 minutes. Sit! Stay!"

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In a Restaurant window:

"Don't stand there and be hungry; come on in and get fed up."

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In the front yard of a Funeral Home:

"Drive carefully. We'll wait."

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And don't forget the sign at a

RADIATOR SHOP:

"Best place in town to take a leak."

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Sign on the back of yet another

Septic Tank Truck:

"Caution - This Truck is full of Political Promises"
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Post time 2009-6-25 10:26:27 |Display all floors
interesting

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Post time 2009-6-25 20:44:35 |Display all floors
fantasy。。。

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fun.

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Post time 2009-8-19 23:35:59 |Display all floors
这些广告语是啥意思?
谁解释一下?

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Post time 2009-8-31 20:46:01 |Display all floors

For those that need some help with this...

Originally posted by learner1 at 8/19/2009 10:35 AM
What does this mean?  Could you explain?


... here is some background information to help solve the following "play on words":

Sign over a Gynecologist's Office:

"Dr Jones, at your cervix."


Definitions:

Gynecologist = Doctor that helps women with their reproductive organs

Cervix = Female Pelvis

"Play on Words" = Using a similar sounding word to replace a normally used word

Explanation:

There is an old expression in the English Language that when a person introduces themselves to polite parties - they would state their name, their profession, and then the words, "at your service."

The words Service and Cervix sound the same when spoken, so... Dr. Jones is trying to relay a joke to people as they look at his sign at his office.

Okay folks - does this help in understanding what I have posted?
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Post time 2009-9-11 04:13:02 |Display all floors

So... the rest of the list is understandable?

Or does anyone else have questions?  Do not be shy - ask in either English or Chinese.
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