If you're running a business in a tourist-heavy country, having signage in English is a smart move. Your smarts go out the window, however, if the English translations you display turns into the wrong kind of funny jokes. We understand that not everyone knows the language well enough not to get lost in translation, but please - don't trust Google Translate to give you anything but an absolutely literal conversion of whatever you type in, making your sign into a hilariously funny fail.

Well, to be fair on Google Translate, it's possible that some of these errors were just honest typos. Other times, these funny signs display the best of both Engrish and Spanglish languages. Either way, scroll down to see the funniest bad translations people have come across during their travels and vote for the most epic fails. Anyone up for a nice 'decomposed Moscow mule' later?

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CBN2143
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4 years ago

Don't do it, carpet muncher!

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#2

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John L
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4 years ago

Now that I think of it, this may be a great way to shrink swollen hemorrhoids. 😜

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#3

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boredhuman
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4 years ago

i prefer a dirty one.

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#4

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Kukku
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4 years ago

Even that finnish text is not correct 😅

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Jörg Zingler
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4 years ago

RIP Paul :(

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Daniel Losinger
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4 years ago

This one is correct.

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#7

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EmptySoul
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4 years ago

Zombie kids? Dead slow

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#8

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lotte hoi
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4 years ago

prayer for a better sign

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#9

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ugaas wiilhoog
Community Member
4 years ago

I guess they used a chicken company for the billboard.

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#10

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EmptySoul
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4 years ago

Not a very healthy choice, eh?

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John L
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4 years ago

Perhaps we can expect to see Dustin Hoffman, and Laurence Olivier, working there?

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#12

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Nancy E
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4 years ago

Ah, the perfume that smells like a barnyard.

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#13

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Anna Thouvenin
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4 years ago

Who said the Middle East was conservative?

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Marcus Flatt
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4 years ago

Yes, but do I have to have it in the shower with me?

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Claudia Machado
Community Member
4 years ago

It's closed. I wonder why.

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boredhuman
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4 years ago

You're welcome James.

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#17

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hawkeyefan95IA
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4 years ago

Hannibal lecter's favorite chocolate 🍫

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#18

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Neeraj Jha
Community Member
4 years ago

Popeye is not happy reading this

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#19

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Scott Johnson
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4 years ago

"Hey, son, I know you're mad at me for grounding you and all, but you're learning English in school, right? Would you translate this menu for my restaurant before it's printed? You will? Thanks, mate, I appreciate it."

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Anna Thouvenin
Community Member
4 years ago

Another math teacher just started crying reading this.

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#21

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Petra Ondruchová
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4 years ago

"a donkey that intimately trim the skirt" :D

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#22

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Neeraj Jha
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4 years ago

Somewhere in the parallel Universe

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Neeraj Jha
Community Member
4 years ago

Silence of the Lamps

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#24

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Kjorn
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4 years ago

what kind of flamingos are these? :-)

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#25

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Kjorn
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4 years ago

so that's mean no strap-on?

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John L
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4 years ago

Yep, about hot/spicy foods, they say you get to enjoy it twice. Once going in, and once coming out. That post above about "Ice Cream In The Ass" makes perfect sense now. :D

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CatShatBrix
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4 years ago

It's a good point. It is incredibly annoying

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Clare McDuff
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4 years ago

YOUR mother

Nicola Morley
Community Member
4 years ago

Maybe they meant 'yo mama'?

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M O'Connell
Community Member
4 years ago

In the US, we would call that "Homestyle"

Jolo Atlantis
Community Member
4 years ago

For clarification, it's meant to be a pun on "putang ina mo" meaning "your mother is a wh***"

Jolo Atlantis
Community Member
4 years ago

Go Philippines!

Calvin Tsang
Community Member
4 years ago

This is correct it's a play on a Filipino swear word

thedaydreamer
Community Member
4 years ago

Translation is correct. I guess they meant their chicken recipes are the same as your Mom's. It's like "Lutong Bahay" in Tagalog.

Kristen Hdz
Community Member
4 years ago

Whatchu say bout my mama!?!?!

Wayne Beesley
Community Member
4 years ago

Somewhere an Asian is laughing at a picture of some red necks 'chinese' tattoo that says he thinks says 'dragon' but actually 'cock sucker'

Leto Cyrah
Community Member
8 months ago

Uhh..... my mother is human...

meow point1
Community Member
2 years ago

Sounds like a your mom joke that makes no sense.

Genesis Blazo
Community Member
3 years ago

this is in the Philippines, it's not wrong, they made it sounds like a local curse word, that's why they translate it in english...

Jay Javier
Community Member
4 years ago

It's a literal translation, a play of cusswords in Tagalog.

Boyu Cai
Community Member
5 months ago

More like a female chicken

Roy Rush
Community Member
8 months ago

That's an insult to my mom! Lol

NOAH J WASHBURN
Community Member
10 months ago

translation from google. your mother's chicken

Lauren Kean
Community Member
1 year ago

im an orphan bruh

Laura Aube
Community Member
1 year ago

WHAT!!!!?????

Ethan Poole
Community Member
1 year ago

chicken a la joe

XxbreadxX
Community Member
2 years ago

MOM!

Gabriel Villaflor
Community Member
3 years ago

This is actuall translation is your mom is a chicken and that language is in Tagalog

Dyllon Ng
Community Member
3 years ago

I think this is directed to chicks

Anita Holleufer
Community Member
4 years ago

...More mother jokes....

Diane DesAutels
Community Member
4 years ago

"Homestyle"?

sumit kumar dey
Community Member
4 years ago

thank god it didnt say cock!

Mir
Community Member
4 years ago

"Yes... Ghgghhghggh... this is the chicken of your Mother...I know this is true...Ghgghhghggh... because I'm your Father Luke!"

Susan Jornales
Community Member
4 years ago

Somebody's else' chicken being sold or a middle man....🤣🤣🤣🤣

Ali Crean
Community Member
4 years ago

Best 'Your Momma' Joke International

Griselle Lugo
Community Member
4 years ago

I don't think so!

Santino Aznar
Community Member
4 years ago

Your mothers chicken, more like.

Shez Krafty
Community Member
4 years ago

That's right!

TC
Community Member
4 years ago

What's wrong with my mother's dog ?

Louise Molnar
Community Member
4 years ago

You could swear loudly and safely with this phrase. Try it out loud!

Gosiulka Bloem
Community Member
4 years ago

Son of a b.... !

frank0ys
Community Member
4 years ago

...Seeing this sign from my country made laughed hard.

GIBSON CARMICHAEL
Community Member
2 years ago

Fuck you ur mother is the real chicken here fuckin retard

Dora Shandor
Community Member
4 years ago

Glad they are not serving cat ;)))))))

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Andrew Gibb
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4 years ago

they are in the variety of dishes category- variety is the spice of life...

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#30

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Marika Stanway
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4 years ago

Omg I'm crying laughing 😂 These are hilarious

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#31

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Neeraj Jha
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4 years ago

Pee shoots explain the "salted" almonds

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#32

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Claudia Machado
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4 years ago

I hope you finally understood that, Manuel!

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#33

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EmptySoul
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4 years ago

Stuff what? where?

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#34

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CatShatBrix
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4 years ago

So that's how cyborgs are made...

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#35

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Alex Bunker
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4 years ago

I guess the shrimp does the work while the fish ponders...

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Anna Thouvenin
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4 years ago

I wish I knew what they're trying to say...

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CatShatBrix
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4 years ago

It's gonna give birth! PUSH! Come on, you can do it!

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Neeraj Jha
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4 years ago

To be fair, Butt is a legit surname in Pakistan.

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#39

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Neeraj Jha
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4 years ago

yeah.. No blank calls please

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Kjorn
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4 years ago

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CatShatBrix
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4 years ago

Departure hole --------->

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#42

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Raquel Leal
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4 years ago

Like home?

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#43

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Valentina Favaro
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4 years ago

psalm 119.5.3 And their life shall be in the light of Lord Thor

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#44

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Anna Thouvenin
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4 years ago

Mashrooms

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#45

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Lindsay Ameye
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4 years ago

Nuts problems are the toughest

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#46

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Mikleo
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4 years ago

Emergency cock is a fancy word for dildo.

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#47

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Lara B.
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4 years ago

Poor thing... Deserves a holiday once in a while :(

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#48

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Brian Leahy
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4 years ago

No thanks, I'm on a low-crap diet.

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Just a man
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4 years ago

Go there to meet an average golfer?

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Petra Ondruchová
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4 years ago

Well, this english course seems legit....

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Guney Ar
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4 years ago

Please don't. No. Ever ! lol

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TropicalPanda
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4 years ago

what sorcery is this supposed to be ?

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Nora Bora
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4 years ago

Schroedinger's floor.

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Kjorn
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4 years ago

i don't know why, but i don't trust him

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Tayyib “T410” Cankat
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4 years ago

Actually it is translated quite well. I think they mean "Press the flush button again to stop water"

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Also Ansinfer
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4 years ago

Wish my writing looked one tenth this nice

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Nora Bora
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4 years ago

Well, it IS cruel.

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Isabel Tamayo
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4 years ago

No, thank you.

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Nicola Morley
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4 years ago

Where should I throw it, then? In the sink?

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Keeks
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4 years ago

The seller next door shat fresh chickens. Choices.

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Neeraj Jha
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4 years ago

so they are pretty forgiving about the first leaning

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Lara B.
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4 years ago

Poor thing! Go to bed, bread!!

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CatShatBrix
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4 years ago

So, we have to expensively call taxis?

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