translations gone awry

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harry ashburn
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Until now, the funniest translation goof concerned a chinese couple who opened a restaurant in the US, plugged in the name of the restaurant into a translation program, and came up with the following:

"Translation Error Exception"

However, the following may surpass it:

http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2010/05/03/world/asia/20100503_CHINGLISH-10.html

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TITOR RIGHT
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I could have sworn this was

I could have sworn this was the place with the all you can eat fish head soup & salad bar.

 

harry ashburn
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The sign on the building says

The sign on the building says "because" in Spanish, if that's any help.

TITOR RIGHT
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harry ashburn wrote: The sign

harry ashburn wrote:

The sign on the building says "because" in Spanish, if that's any help.

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