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Funniest translations

This category attempts to showcase some of the funniest translations in real life from around the world. To qualify, an image and a short background description must accompany the translation itself.

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fuck the fruit area

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This should have been translated as dried fruit area. However, the Chinese character for dry (gan) can also be interpreted as being the F word.

a time sex thing

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Disposable merchandise. The Chinese character xing is equivalent to "able" in the word disposable. However, it also has the other meaning combined with other words.

if you are stolen

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If you have anything stolen, please contact the police immediately.

tou rism special line

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Tour bus lines. Unfortunately, English words can’t be split up so lightly, or they will mean totally different things.

ladies or gentlemen

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An excellent way to keep the bathrooms clean!

police road breeze

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Plice road breeze the hurl tell a telephone. This is hard to translate indeed.

Translate server error

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This is a classic example of a bad machine translation going all the way. The owner of a Chinese restaurant wanted his shop signage translated into English so he went online and did a machine ...

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