Friday, March 17, 2006

Something to Laugh About...

Ever notice how some Chinese to English (or vice versa) translations are just wrong.

So SooOOooo ... horribly wrong ?!

Well here is a site which lists some really funny ones:

http://www.rahoi.com/2006/03/may-i-take-your-order.php


Thanks to my colleague who emailed this link around work today, most of us here now have very sore tummys (from trying not to break-out in a laughing fit in front of our monitors).

The pic below shows my two favorite ones...

How on Earth did they get the "fuck" translation from those Chinese words ?!?!?!

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

i love the menu...and i hope that i wont have a chance to go to a restaurant with this kind of menu....since i am really sure i wont be able to control to laugh....hahahaha...what the hell is "fuck silk"???

AstroGirl said...

its a classic case of direct translation gone wrong.. :P

if my chinese serves me correctly... "fuck silk" in 1313 would actually mean something like "stir-fry"...