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22 Chinese Signs That Got Seriously Lost In Translation

Seriously.

1. In case of emergency…

What they meant to say: Fire extinguisher.

2. You know, one of those time sex things…

What they meant to say: Disposable items.

3. Freshly caught, I hope!

What they meant to say: Carp from mainland China.

4. Can I get a fucking heart exam, too?

What they meant to say: Vaginal Examination Room.

5. Thanks for offering.

What they meant to say: Please do not touch. We’ll help you try it on.

6. Lonely Planet said it was a must-see.

What they meant to say: Ethnic minority park.

7. Hey, you might as well be graceful about it.

What they meant to say: Be careful not to slip and fall.

8. Ah, maybe we should wait til they’re done.

What they meant to say: Construction in progress.

9. Maybe it’s reverse psychology?

What they meant to say: Don’t drink and drive.

10. Right?!?!

What they meant to say: Dried goods.

11. Shh!

What they meant to say: Do not step on the living grass.

12. Hey, no funny business.

What they meant to say: Important engine room.

13. I heard it’s protected by UNESCO.

What they meant to say: Garden with a curved pool.

14. We need to start unrecycling more often.

What they meant to say: Non-recyclables.

15. But besides that, you’re great!

What they meant to say: The grass is living, please do not step on it.

16. Definitely the best flavor.

What they meant to say: Exotic flavor.

17. Oh, stop it…

What they meant to say: Please kindly save water. Please kindly pee in the toilet bowl. Please kindly flush. Please kindly protect public property.

18. It’s really popular with X-Men.

What they meant to say: Coconut jelly candy.

19. Edison was so wise.

What they meant to say: Nothing that has value in the world can be had without effort.

20. And it’s on sale!

What they meant to say: Korean, seasoned seaweed.

21. Maybe the oven was broken?

What they meant to say: Fried duck.

22. Cheap, fast & easy.

What they meant to say: ….Who knows.

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