Category Archives: stupid mistranslations

Interesting Meats from the Lost in Translation department, Portugal bureau

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An exciting new word from the Lost in Translation department

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Entrees that need sensitivity training

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Snappy restaurant names from the Lost in Translation department

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Inspirational words from the Lost in Translation Department

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Signs that don’t seem terribly necessary

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from the Very Necessary Warnings department

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Meanwhile, in Japan …: Engrish of the day

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Lost in translation menu moment of the day: The side will floor you.

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Attack of the extremely dubious mistranslation

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Chinglish of the day: When the normal reclamation orifice simply won’t do …

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Well, at least they’re upfront about it

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For a hot time?

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Truth in labeling? Truly tasteless spelling moments

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No. I don’t get it either. But it does sound intriguing …

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A towering lost in translation moment

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A necessary warning for those of you enjoying your Labor Day weekend at the beach or lake …

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Mmmkay …

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Well, it probably is very protein-rich.

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from the Brand Names That Don’t Quite Work in the U.S. Market department

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It’s about time a product addressed the bumf cushioning issue.

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Now that’s one catchy store name

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Paging Vanna White: Where to buy a vowel in the Philippines

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Another from the Lost in Translation department

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from the Lost in Translation department: Is it tasty? You bet your sweet …oh, never mind.

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