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Brand Translations gone wrong.

my account named gets mentioned alot

when Kentucky Fried Chicken opened their first
restaurant in China in 193?, they accidentally translated
their tioga n, "Fingertips kin‘ good" to “we' ll Eat Your
Fingers om''.
Pepsi didn' t have it much easier when they entered
China, "Pepsi brings you bath to life" translated to
Pepsi brings your ancestors back tram the grave".
Parker Pens
Parker Pens translated their famous slogan "it won' t leak
in your pocket and embarrass your Into Spanish for an
Mexican ad as "It won' t leak In your pocket and make you
Us beer company Coors‘ slogan, "Turn it loose F, was
translated into Spanish as, "Suffer from Diarrhea".
The twain name in china was first read as
urke- la," meaning, depending on the dialect,
either "Bite the was tadpole" or "Female horse stuffed
with wait."
An Italian ad "Schweppes Toni: water" was translated to
a much less satisfying "Schweppes Toilet water".
m 19?? Brant's Airlines advertised the leather seats in
their first dass with the slogan "Fly in leather", it
translated Into Spanish " "Fly naked".
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User avatar #3 - jdsalenger (07/21/2013) [+] (2 replies)
China must think Americans are weird people.
#10 - titaniums (07/22/2013) [+] (6 replies)
wait, so in China is not ded?
#29 - fezzo (07/22/2013) [-]
-Flying naked
-Flying naked
#26 - noschool (07/22/2013) [+] (2 replies)
did they just type their ads into google translate, said it looked close enough, and just called it a night?
#48 - MasterManiac (07/22/2013) [+] (1 reply)
Flying naked?
Flying naked?
#46 - rieskimo (07/22/2013) [+] (2 replies)
KFC did nothing wrong.
#2 - twi (07/21/2013) [+] (1 reply)
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"it won't leak into your pocket and make you pregnant"

seems like solid advertising to me
#35 to #2 - xxxsonic fanxxx (07/22/2013) [-]
Embarazarse=being pregant embarrasing=/=embarazante
#40 - weirddark (07/22/2013) [-]
So Coors slogan actually got even more accurate.
#7 - forkutensil (07/22/2013) [-]
#64 - triggathepirate (07/22/2013) [+] (4 replies)
TFW when you get setup for a perfect **** joke on FB but you can't go for it because you barely know the person who made the status...
User avatar #65 - ADeadlYLepricoN (07/22/2013) [-]
Parker Pens has a ****** slogan.
#21 - slobban (07/22/2013) [+] (3 replies)
I live in China and read and speak the language, I can confirm the cola fact is 100% bullcrap. It doesn't translate as anything but if you try hard it would look something like "may mouth may happiness".
#85 - DonPatchy (07/22/2013) [+] (4 replies)
Fly Naked you say?
User avatar #52 - scorcho (07/22/2013) [-]
pepsi brings back your ancestors from the grave? sounds great!
#23 - jvcjvc (07/22/2013) [+] (4 replies)
#39 to #28 - milkinmapockets (07/22/2013) [-]
Leather in spanish is "cuero" which is in some spanish speaking countries slang for neaked. Nothin bout flesh.
User avatar #74 - epicisthefun (07/22/2013) [+] (2 replies)
God this post is so ******* old i remember when i postedmit and made front page
#75 to #74 - crowd (07/22/2013) [-]
to be honest i think i posted it with my other account and reached the front page there too.
#70 - kanpai (07/22/2013) [+] (8 replies)
when every sigaret company tried to make their brand more noticable by adding a slogan on every package, they accedentaly used death threads.
luckely this had no influence on people once however and is still one of the most profitable industries in the world
#73 to #70 - crowd (07/22/2013) [-]
Every smoke pagage in sweden says smoking kills with big letters.
#68 - alucord ONLINE (07/22/2013) [+] (1 reply)
What if difference between nations is just a big mis-translation?

On second thought no, Japan is still pretty ******* weird.
#50 - xxxsonic fanxxx (07/22/2013) [-]
Well, the chinese have a way of making things sound poetic and mystical, so maybe it sounds like that in their language.
User avatar #9 - toastiepie (07/22/2013) [+] (1 reply)
Into Spanish for an Mexican ad
for an Mexican ad
an Mexican
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