Sunday, December 15, 2013

Triple Ostrich Pun

This sign is complicated!

"Non fare lo stronzo" is an Italian expression that translates to "don't be a jerk" but literally means "don't make a turd". Because the word "stronzo" ("turd") is too explicit, the authors of this sign write "str... uzzo" -- the Italian word for "ostrich."

"Raccoglila!!!" means "scoop it up."

This is followed by the reminder that "the secret to being welcomed is to be polite and civilized".

So there you have it. The secret is all in scooping the pooping.

This sign, found in Lugano, Switzerland, comes from the wotten waven Italian website


  1. Sometimes the simpler messages work best...

  2. Hi Y'all!

    First thing I thought upon seeing that sign was "how perfect"! Humans tend to "stick their heads in the sand" and not "pick up". What do they think we keep them around for anyway?

    Y'all come by now,
    Hawk aka BrownDog

  3. We are sure glad you explained that one to us Tootsie, bcuz we were trying to figure out why the doggie was taking the big bird for a walk. The big bird was about to step in the pile of stronzo!

    Thanks for the laugh this morning.

    Lily Belle & Muffin
    p.s. We always scoop the poop!

  4. I thought the same thing as Hawk. I love that sign.

  5. That is a cute reminder! We scoop the poop too! Lee and Phod

  6. That's a clever sign and I like the way they thought :o) and I learnt something too! Thanks, have a wonderful third sunday in advent.

  7. Hahaha! That is the weirdest scoop-yer-poop reminder sign I've ever seen!

  8. Golden LOVE it! #ScoopThatPoop. We are taking a blog hop break this month but our Scoop That Poop hop is back next year, 3 Monday of the month. Lots of Golden Woofs, Sugar

  9. Ok...that's the weirdest and funniest sign yet.

  10. LOL! How awesome. I think the pictures say it all, but I love the interpretation. Even better when you translate it. Great shot.


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