Lost in Translation

Discussion in 'Et Cetera, Et Cetera' started by Imported, Sep 13, 2003.

  1. Imported

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    awellhungboi: Check this out! Imagine your kid got one of these on Xmas morning. He's crying for you to put it together, and you're hungover and have had two hours of sleep, and these are the instructions you have:

    http://www.darrenbarefoot.com/techdocs/dragonballz.jpg

    Warning:
    May pre house the seamy side volitation!!!
     
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    longtimelurker: Personally, I prefer this one off the same site:

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    From a Honda CBR600F2 motorcycle, allegedly...
     
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    awellhungboi: I like that one too :D

    From the "How to give your motorcycle a hand job" instruction manual, evidently.
     
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    longtimelurker: [quote author=Monstro link=board=99;num=1063467974;start=0#2 date=09/13/03 at 09:03:32]From the "How to give your motorcycle a hand job" instruction manual, evidently.[/quote]

    I'm sure it makes the engine 'purr' that much sweeter ;D
     
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    Anybody want to eat at this cafeteria?
     
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    Sorry the image won't come thru - (sigh)
     
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    longtimelurker: You mean this one, Pecker?

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    My personal favourite, though comes from Denmark - Spunk wine gums. When I saw an ad for them on the side of a bus there I almost cracked up - the other passengers must have thought someone had escaped from the asylum! :)

    (To the uninformed, Spunk is english slang (maybe only British) for semen)
     
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    There is a programme on UK TV called So Graham Norton, and regularly he would have products from foreign countries with very werid names. One (I think) was "Crapp Chocolate".
     
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    awellhungboi: "Crapp chocolate!" :D Well, at least they're honest.
    I bet they serve that at the Cafe Poo!

    (I love this kind of stuff. Keep it coming, folks!)
     
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    i just put a futon together this weekend,
    with those same instructions :D... it might as well have been another language...i went by the pictures, and so far...it has stayed together.
     
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    awellhungboi: aw, I couldn't get the link to work Jonb :(
     
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    [quote author=johnstone1985 link=board=99;num=1063467974;start=0#7 date=09/13/03 at 15:13:42]  One (I think) was "Crapp Chocolate".[/quote]

    Once upon a time in Louisiana there was a brand of cheese called Rank. Until they got calls from an offended public, they actually used the ill-advised slogan, "When you cut the cheese, make sure it's Rank," in advertising. How appetising! ::)
     
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    It works now.
     
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