Lost In Translation

Translation is an art that isn’t for the faint of heart. The tendency to want to translate literately causes many misunderstandings, but when this happens on a restaurant menu, it can encourage a potential customer to walk right out the door. An unfortunate translation that I have encountered more than once is the following enticing menu item:

“Fungi pizza.”

I’m sure that really gets your mouth watering!

May I interrupt you for a second?

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This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Judith Edinger

    Thanks – that was my laugh for the day!

    1. Carol


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