Friday, April 11, 2008


Lost in Translation: Awkward Signs from Around the World

Ever been in a foreign hotel and seen a sign that directed you to "Slip carefully"? We've been there. English is a tricky language, and translating it can be just about impossible.

We're all for being worldly, but we're also amazed and amused by the wonderful mistakes people around the world make with that verbal stew known as English.

Here are some of the best we found on the Web, but feel free to send us your own discoveries.

(And before you mention it, we know us native English speakers make plenty of misteaks, too. Look for the domestic edition of this gallery below.)

Original here