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The saunas 洗浴 I visit all have something similar to this on prominent display as a tabletop sign of some sort in the dining room where free lunch and supper buffets are served. This one was just slid under the glass. These have been a prominent fixture for several years. Loosely enforced, if at all. Still, a reminder as to what constitutes suggested behavior.
What are these people likely queuing up for?
Water calligraphy, by the Forbidden City moat, I think it was.
What's your least appetising thing on the menu?
Naturally, as an Englishman in a Chinese tea shop, the topic of the opium wars eventually came around, which is always slightly awkward and seems to often result in my somewhat forced comical apology for what happened with 圓明園 . this time was different however: after my voluntary push into the opium wars topic (thinking i was avoiding the elephant in the room), the manager smiled, and silently pointed at the sign behind me. We both laughed, and went back to our tea. There was a certain affinity in that moment that I have found quite rare while living in middle of nowhere China, where you are reminded every day you are an 'outsider'.
Now is it just me, or is that a nicely written sign?
What's going on with 愛犬島 and the UK picture? Am I meant to understand the UK is "isle of dog lovers"?
Bonus point: What is unusual about this banner?