English Is Hard, Especially For These Asian Translators Who Failed So Hard They Won

Sometimes people make mistakes, while other times, they rely a little too much on Google.

Posted on: May 17, 2017

English Is Hard, Especially For These Asian Translators Who Failed So Hard They Won

Businesses and city councils should know by know that you always, ALWAYS, hire real translators instead of relying on automated online translation tools (hello Babel Fish!) Real and important messages end up getting lost in translation (literally) and wind up confusing thousands, and cracking up the rest of us who can’t stop shaking our heads. 

AN UNDISCOVERED NICHE

An Undiscovered Niche Thesun.co

From the makers of “Soda for Pimps” and “S’mores for Thugs” comes a new product targeted at the lovely ladies of the night. They need to stay warm too, you know?

IS THIS THE MEAT AISLE?

Is This The Meat Aisle? Seenox

We’re guessing they didn’t like dieting at this supermarket. That or some disgruntled employee hated greens with a passion.

FIGHTING FIRE WITH FIRE

Fighting Fire With Fire Nordestehoy

Imagine soldiers carrying fire extinguishers to battle and throwing them at the enemy. That would be a sight for sore eyes! You know, sore from all the fire and hand grenades! 

LET’S HIRE A TRANSLATOR INSTEAD

Let’s Hire a Translator Instead Nordestehoy

It seems this busines hired a translator instead of using Google Translate, but they didn’t care to double check to make sure it made sens. They just copied and pasted everything and hoped to God it’d work. Newsflash! It didn’t.

SWEET DREAMS ARE MADE OF THESE

Sweet Dreams Are Made Of These Baddogneedsrottenhome

Just let the green grass rest and dream of a better tomorrow! They’ve been up all night partying and now they deserve to get well rested before the big day. What big day? I don’t know, ask these Asian translators who believe grass can dream. 

SO NICE OF THEM TO INFORM YOU

So Nice Of Them To Inform You Imgur

We’re guessing the rest of the sign says “Caution: Wet Floor,” and the “wet” portion of the message refers to all the blood from the victims of these executions. Right? RIGHT? 

MAN, THEY REALLY BUTCHERED THAT BARRY WHITE SONG

Man, They Really Butchered That Barry White Song Nordestehoy

Trying to decipher what they wrote here is like trying to make sense of why they still use automated translators. Now if your love is an angle, what kind of angle is it? And is it acute?

WOULD YOU LIKE SOME WIKIPEDIA WITH THAT ORDER?

Would You Like Some Wikipedia With That Order? BlazePress

It seems this restaurant’s specialty is online encyclopedias and they’re pretty proud of it! You could say it’s their secret ingredient.

PRESS HERE FOR INFLUENZA

Press Here For Influenza Thesun.co

These modern hotel rooms have all the amenities you can imagine. A mini fridge, pay-per-view, and even boast a few trendy diseases you can order with the push of a button. It just doesn’t get any better, or more confusing, than this!

DAMN THAT TRASH

Damn That Trash Linkbeef

We shall rid ourselves of that venomous and malign blight that threatens to end our world as we know it! This dramatic sign almost makes you wonder if the translator was phobic of garbage, or something. Plus, not all trash is evil!