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NSFW 22 Chinese Signs That Got Seriously Lost in Translation

Discussion in 'General Banter' started by GazHyde, Aug 19, 2013.

  1. GazHyde

    GazHyde The Gaz Monkey
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    1.In case of emergency…
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    reddit.com
    What they meant to say:Fire extinguisher.

    2.You know, one of those time sex things…
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    offbeatchina.com
    What they meant to say:Disposable items.

    3.Freshly caught, I hope!
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    offbeatchina.com
    What they meant to say:Carp from mainland China.

    4.Can I get a f***ing heart exam, too?
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    reddit.com
    What they meant to say:Vaginal Examination Room.

    5.Thanks for offering.
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    offbeatchina.com
    What they meant to say:Please do not touch. We’ll help you try it on.

    6.Lonely Planet said it was a must-see.
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    offbeatchina.com
    What they meant to say:Ethnic minority park.

    7.Hey, you might as well be graceful about it.
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    chinawhisper.com
    What they meant to say:Be careful not to slip and fall.

    8.Ah, maybe we should wait til they’re done.
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    control.blog.sina.com.cn/ Viachinawhisper.com
    What they meant to say:Construction in progress.

    9.Maybe it’s reverse psychology?
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    blog.sina.com.cn/ Viachinawhisper.com
    What they meant to say:Don’t drink and drive.

    10.Right?!?!
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    chairmanlol.com
    What they meant to say:Dried goods.

    11.Shh!
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    reddit.com
    What they meant to say:Do not step on the living grass.

    12.Hey, no funny business.
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    shenzhenstuff.com
    What they meant to say:Important engine room.

    13.I heard it’s protected by UNESCO.
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    shenzhenstuff.com
    What they meant to say:Garden with a curved pool.

    14.We need to start unrecycling more often.
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    shenzhenstuff.com
    What they meant to say:Non-recyclables.

    15.But besides that, you’re great!
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    shenzhenstuff.com
    What they meant to say:The grass is living, please do not step on it.

    16.Definitely the best flavor.
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    reddit.com
    What they meant to say:Exotic flavor.

    17.Oh,stop it…
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    reddit.com
    What they meant to say:Please kindly save water. Please kindly pee in the toilet bowl. Please kindly flush. Please kindly protect public property.

    18.It’s really popular with X-Men.
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    reddit.com
    What they meant to say:Coconut jelly candy.

    19.Edison was so wise.
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    reddit.com
    What they meant to say:Nothing that has value in the world can be had without effort.

    20.And it’s on sale!
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    reddit.com
    What they meant to say:Korean, seasoned seaweed.

    21.Maybe the oven was broken?
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    offbeatchina.com
    What they meant to say:Fried duck.

    22.Cheap, fast & easy.
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    mstaken.com
    What they meant to say:….Who knows.

    Source: http://www.buzzfeed.com/nataliemorin/chinese-signs-that-got-seriously-lost-in-tranlsation
     
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  2. bruce&kim

    bruce&kim Zorg Legend
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    Quality=)) The duck dish was my favourite lol
     
  3. zedonist

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    :thankyou:Fantastic
     
  4. hard top

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    That made me laugh out loud...............=))
     
  5. badman gee

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    Doesn't take much for you to do that.

    Quick peek in the mirror does it.
     
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  6. hard top

    hard top Zorg Expert (I)
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    Yep, and seeing your mug on here in some of the EAC pics does it for me every time........:ymdevil:
     
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  7. badman gee

    badman gee Guest

    Good stuff
     
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  8. zedonist

    zedonist Guest

    My favourite is "Crispy Duck by Half"
     
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  9. badman gee

    badman gee Guest

    I prefer the man with one small testicle,

    Won hung low