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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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Happy Earth Day from the Somewhat Lost in Translation Department

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from the Lost in Translation Department: a somewhat shitty sign …

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Books that is very the helpful, surely.

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Unappetizingly Lost in Translation: The only thing that would make this even better is Spam!

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When food doesn’t quite translate into a foreign market

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Particularly lost in translation

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Well, that name really stinks.

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from the Unconvincing Ad department

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Hope your Christmas is wonderfully throbbing!

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Santa: more naughty than nice, apparently

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Starbuck’s newest non-assertive seasonal coffee

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Have some holly jolly Engrish!

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from the Truth in Translation bureau

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The Children’s Place this ain’t …

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from the Extremely Lost in Translation department: Baffling sign alert

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When cuisine is lost in translation (or “I’d rather have it with crabs, thanks”)

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Tasty snacking from the Lost in Translation department

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from the Lost in Translation Department — an excessively evocative brand name.

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O de sophomoric thought that comes to mind …

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A product for non-narcissists from the Close but No Cigar department

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When foreign brand names just don’t translate that well …

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