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 are horribly, hilariously wrong. We understand that not everyone knows the language well enough to do it all off the top of their head, but please - don't trust Google Translate to give you anything but an absolutely literal conversion of whatever you type in.

Well, to be fair on Google Translate, it's possible that some of these errors were just honest typos. Either way, scroll down to see the funniest mistranslations people have come across during their travels, and vote for the ones that had you howling. Anyone up for a nice 'decomposed Moscow mule' later?

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Hope Floats 1 year ago

Given the colour and condition it looks in,I think it would be safe with me..

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John L 1 year ago

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

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boredhuman 1 year ago

i prefer a dirty one.

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Kukku 1 year ago

Even that finnish text is not correct 😅

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Daniel Losinger 1 year ago

This one is correct.

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EmptySoul 1 year ago

Zombie kids? Dead slow

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lotte hoi 1 year ago

prayer for a better sign

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ugaas wiilhoog 1 year ago

I guess they used a chicken company for the billboard.

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EmptySoul 1 year ago

Not a very healthy choice, eh?

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John L 1 year ago

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

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Nancy E 1 year ago

Ah, the perfume that smells like a barnyard.

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Anna Thouvenin 1 year ago

Who said the Middle East was conservative?

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Marcus Flatt 1 year ago

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

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Claudia Machado 1 year ago

It's closed. I wonder why.

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boredhuman 1 year ago

You're welcome James.

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Hope Floats 1 year ago

I always thought there was more to a 'Bounty' then meets the eye....

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Neeraj Jha 1 year ago

Popeye is not happy reading this

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Hope Floats 1 year ago

For some reason...That menu just isn't tempting me..

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Anna Thouvenin 1 year ago

Another math teacher just started crying reading this.

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Petra Ondruchová 1 year ago

"a donkey that intimately trim the skirt" :D

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Neeraj Jha 1 year ago

Somewhere in the parallel Universe

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Neeraj Jha 1 year ago

Silence of the Lamps

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Kjorn 1 year ago

what kind of flamingos are these? :-)

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Hope Floats 1 year ago

Only the "High maintenance " women, who have their hair done in the local salon and shop for clothes in the local "Porn Fashion clothes shop "may 'enter men'.. Now just how would that work?

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John L 1 year 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 1 year ago

It's a good point. It is incredibly annoying

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Andrew Gibb 1 year ago

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

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Marika Stanway 1 year ago

Omg I'm crying laughing 😂 These are hilarious

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Neeraj Jha 1 year ago

Pee shoots explain the "salted" almonds

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Claudia Machado 1 year ago

I hope you finally understood that, Manuel!

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EmptySoul 1 year ago

Stuff what? where?

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CatShatBrix 1 year ago

So that's how cyborgs are made...

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Alex Bunker 1 year ago

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

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Anna Thouvenin 1 year ago

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

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CatShatBrix 1 year ago

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

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Neeraj Jha 1 year ago

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

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Neeraj Jha 1 year ago

yeah.. No blank calls please

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CatShatBrix 1 year ago

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

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Jo Smith 1 year ago

Nihilistic

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Valentina Favaro 1 year ago

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

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Lindsay Ameye 1 year ago

Nuts problems are the toughest

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Mikleo 1 year ago

Emergency cock is a fancy word for dildo.

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Lara B. 1 year ago

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

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Brian Leahy 1 year ago

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

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Just a man 1 year ago

Go there to meet an average golfer?

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Petra Ondruchová 1 year ago

Well, this english course seems legit....

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Guney Ar 1 year ago

Please don't. No. Ever ! lol

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TropicalPanda 1 year ago

what sorcery is this supposed to be ?

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Nora Bora 1 year ago

Schroedinger's floor.

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Kjorn 1 year ago

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

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Tayyib “T410” Cankat 1 year 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 1 year ago

Wish my writing looked one tenth this nice

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Nora Bora 1 year ago

Well, it IS cruel.

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Isabel Tamayo 1 year ago

No, thank you.

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Nicola Morley 1 year ago

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

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Keeks 1 year ago

The seller next door shat fresh chickens. Choices.

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Neeraj Jha 1 year ago

so they are pretty forgiving about the first leaning

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Lara B. 1 year ago

Poor thing! Go to bed, bread!!

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CatShatBrix 1 year ago

So, we have to expensively call taxis?

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Neeraj Jha 1 year ago

You ain't providing that??

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bpanther 1 year ago

May I penetrate in my car ??

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Kjorn 1 year ago

it's called a brothel

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Keeks 1 year ago

Aka lawn clippings. May cause itching.

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Tomatoe 1 year ago

Both German and English translations are so hilarious that I had to go and actually google this one, to see what it was supposed to say :) It sure takes the art of miss-translation to the next level - Crema de verdura would be vegetable soup - any native Spanish speaker here is welcome to correct :)

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CatShatBrix 1 year ago

FUUUUUCK NO! NOT COMIC SANS! NOT COMIC FUCKING SANS!

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Verner Carlberg 1 year ago

Even though I should walk in the valley of the shadow of death, on the path under the roof of dangerous, I will fear no evil, all though I might cringe a little.... Psalm 23:4, King George III edition

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Guney Ar 1 year ago

We russians smock. Ya know :d

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mimmini 1 year ago

kurki=chanterelles, really tasty, but I don't think I will eat them any time soon after reading this...

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CatShatBrix 1 year ago

Rule one: do not get groped. It's every man/woman/cat for him/herself.

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Jason 1 year ago

I guess airbags do work

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Willie D'Kay 1 year ago

Milk for your skin, right? Like a milk bath. This could actually work.

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Also Ansinfer 1 year ago

Pharmacy, we have a situation here...

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Tomatoe 1 year ago

Sorry for being a killjoy - but this must be a fake. No way this would survive an hour in Germany, let along long enough to get rusty.

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Isabel Tamayo 1 year ago

Now I imagine those are puppy heads :(

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Kristen Hdz 1 year ago

can we throw it at them?

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Jolo Atlantis 1 year ago

Now the "download hangers" thing earlier makes sense now.

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Keeks 1 year ago

Got their courage from The Wizard.

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Luca 1 year ago

Seems legit, honestly

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