Lost in Translation IV – Misadventures in English

Lost In Translation Languages

English is the global language of communication which means that when it collides with local languages it can have hilarious results. Here we’ve gathered together the results of some of the planets finest misadventures in English … enjoy!

In a Majorcan shop:

English well talking here speeching American.

In an Israeli butchers:

I slaughter myself twice daily.

Shop in Budapest, Hungary:

Very smart! Almost pansy!

Shop sign on Lovina Beach in Bali, Indonesia:
Feel like shopping? We have no good things to sell.

Grocer’s shop, Japan:
Flesh Food.

Sign outside Chinese store:

We try our best to decrease your life.

Name of shop in Medan, Indonesia:

68% Perfect Shop.

Notice in a dry-cleaner’s window in Bangkok, Thailand:

Drop your trousers here for the best results.

Laundry in Rome, Italy:

Ladies, leave your clothes here and spend the afternoon having a good time

Outside a tailors in Hong Kong:

Ladies may have a fit upstairs.

On a Japanese shopping bag:

Now baby. Tonight I am feeling cool and hard boiled.

Advertisement for a Tokyo antique shop:

This shop has been moved to the present place for 35 years.

Author: Robert

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