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Lost in Translation

I seriously am out of words! LOL The translation in Arabic reads, somehow, the English wording of “Dont Step on Toilet Bowl. Flush after use” Spotted in Mubarakiya 😉 In case you were wondering! 😛   Thanks F.S Oreo 😉

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Lost In Translation

While driving around in Jabriya, I found this restaurant called China Zone, translated into Arabic to… (صيني زون)! It is translated half-way through only to something meaningless! Zone is left untranslated and China was translated to (صيني) instead of (صين)!

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Lost in Translation

A jumpsuit and a “gilet” were displayed in one of the shopping malls’ window along with a key price note next to it Only problem is… Gilet is spelled jelly 😛 And the jumpsuit is “full dress” Would you want … Continue reading

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Lost in Translation

The English translation is killing me! Mushroom “Brick” instead of Labneh, Mushroom “Pillow” instead of plain, and the winner is… Falafel “Problem” instead of mix!!   Priceless!!    Thanks Farah A. 😉

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Lost in Translation

When “Preparing Desktop” is translated into Arabic 😛

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Lost in Translation

عجبتني الترجمة الحرفية – طماطم بقر Beef Tomatoes are the largest varieties of cultivated tomatoes, some weighing 1 pound (450 g) or more. Most are pink or red with numerous small seed compartments distributed throughout the fruit, sometimes displaying pronounced ribbing … Continue reading

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Lost in Translation

While watching Gossip Girl, Season 5 Episode 3, I could not help but snap this screen shot of the subtitle of one of the episodes opening They translated the lyrics of “Hello” 😛 Funny! أهلا أوه أوه أوه      httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4bQ–Bv5qsc (YouTube)

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Lost in Translation

Did you know that many hair products add on an Arabic translation stickers to their products that really do not match with the other languages printed? Not to mention the spelling mistakes too 😛 (أ ترافه) instead of (أطرافه) for hair … Continue reading

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Lost in Translation

As I was watching Desperate Housewives – Season 8 – I could not help but laugh at the translation of the conversation between Bree and her daughter Danielle, when the latter said she wanna “Veg Out”     It is … Continue reading

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Lost in Translation

Gotta love the Arabic for BLIND DATE (الموعد العمياني)

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