Wednesday, July 16, 2008
The Language of Vacuuming
Thanks to The Ferg, we helped out the French economy yet again last week. We invested in an Electrolux ergospace l'aspirateur. While it's a tiny little thing, which is great for hauling up three flights of stairs, the compartment for hair and dirt collection has to be emptied about every 30 seconds. But it has proven to be quite a Fergus-fighter.
I had some difficulty assemblying the hose linkage, so I dutifully referred to the operator's manual. Like many of the products that we have purchsed here, the exterior of the box is crammed with information in languages that rarely reach the USA. Click on the photo for a first-hand view.
Some (but not all) of the languages included in the instructions are:
Whoever knew vacuuming could be so interesting?