Tag Archives: lost in translation

Well, it probably is very protein-rich.

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Taking the concept of fresh toothpaste a little too far

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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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Does this sign know me personally?

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Truly religious menu items

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So please don’t drown carelessly.

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I’m sure it’s quite the istinution of lerning

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from the Bad Business Names Bureau

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Highly philosophical signs

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Quite interesting (yet somehow unappetizing) menu translation of the day

Would I eat that?  You bet your sweet, um, oh, never mind.  I wouldn’t.

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

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from the Not Very Good Restaurant Name files: I’ve heard their food is crappy.

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Primo Engrish of the day: or, “I can’t tell you how many times I’ve said just that.”

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Lost in translation sign of the day: Because so many people are typically tempted to excrete

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from the Extremely Lost in Translation department: It ain’t ranch!

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But you can beef …

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Important exhortation of the day

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As seen on a Chinese restaurant menu in Berkeley

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from the Extremely Lost in Translation Department

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from the Easily Misconstrued Thank You department

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