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    Fire Marshall

    We have some nice old Russian ladies doing custodial work in our building -- and they keep shutting off a light that is supposed to be on at all times.

    I need:

    "Attention: This light switch must remain ON at all times by order of the Fire Marshall."
    —Ravin' Dave

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    Re: Fire Marshall

    Quote Originally Posted by RavinDave
    We have some nice old Russian ladies doing custodial work in our building -- and they keep shutting off a light that is supposed to be on at all times.

    I need:

    "Attention: This light switch must remain ON at all times by order of the Fire Marshall."
    I don't know exactly what is the "Fire Marshall", but it sould be something like that:

    "Внимание: По распоряжению пожарных, этот выключатель должен всё время оставаться ВКЛЮЧЕННЫМ!!"
    Could you please occasionally correct my stupid errors!
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    ВНИМАНИЕ! СВЕТ НЕ ВЫКЛЮЧАТЬ!!!
    Единственное, что люди любят давать бесплатно - это советы.

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    Re: Fire Marshall

    Quote Originally Posted by RavinDave
    We have some nice old Russian ladies doing custodial work in our building -- and they keep shutting off a light that is supposed to be on at all times.

    I need:

    "Attention: This light switch must remain ON at all times by order of the Fire Marshall."
    "НЕ ВЫКЛЮЧАТЬ!
    Распоряжение пожарного инспектора."

    IMHO

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    Re: Fire Marshall

    Quote Originally Posted by Alware
    "НЕ ВЫКЛЮЧАТЬ!
    Распоряжение пожарного инспектора."

    IMHO
    Ahhh! Very nice! I knew "Fire Marshall" was going to cause a few head scratches -- but I wanted to include it for an touch of authority. "Inspector" hadn't occured to me. Pretty clever.

    (And thanks to all for the help.)
    —Ravin' Dave

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    Re: Fire Marshall

    Quote Originally Posted by RavinDave
    We have some nice old Russian ladies doing custodial work in our building -- and they keep shutting off a light that is supposed to be on at all times.

    I need:

    "Attention: This light switch must remain ON at all times by order of the Fire Marshall."
    If those old ladies don't speak English how do you communicate with them ????

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    Re: Fire Marshall

    Quote Originally Posted by Chuvak
    If those old ladies don't speak English how do you communicate with them ????
    Heck, I'm not sure how they communicate with each other. This is a big facility with dozens of custodians. Many are recent immigrants from a variety of countries. They tend to work in groups. Along with the Americans, one group is Korean, one group is Hispanic, one group is Russian. etc. They do fantastic work, so I suspect their supervisor is adept at pantomime.
    —Ravin' Dave

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    Re: Fire Marshall

    Quote Originally Posted by RavinDave
    I suspect their supervisor is adept at pantomime.
    or he's multilingual

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    внимание! Безопасность - это есть лампаская власть плюс электрификация. По словам пожарного инспектора.
    Hei, rett norsken min og du er død.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kalinka_vinnie
    внимание! Безопасность - это есть лампаская власть плюс электрификация. По словам пожарного инспектора.
    Какая власть? Чья власть?
    Amusing yourself inventing words, eh?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vadim84
    Quote Originally Posted by kalinka_vinnie
    внимание! Безопасность - это есть лампаская власть плюс электрификация. По словам пожарного инспектора.
    Какая власть? Чья власть?
    Власть людей в лампасах


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    Quote Originally Posted by Alware
    Quote Originally Posted by Vadim84
    Quote Originally Posted by kalinka_vinnie
    внимание! Безопасность - это есть лампасcкая власть плюс электрификация. По словам пожарного инспектора.
    Какая власть? Чья власть?
    Власть людей в лампасах

    Тогда уж с двумя с
    Send me a PM if you need me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vadim84
    Quote Originally Posted by kalinka_vinnie
    внимание! Безопасность - это есть лампаская власть плюс электрификация. По словам пожарного инспектора.
    Какая власть? Чья власть?
    Amusing yourself inventing words, eh?
    Шампанская власть

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