Sep 162009
 
Photo of translation fail

It’s not unusual to find a poorly translated sign or document – you’ll find many websites filled with such. There are inherent pitfalls in the task of translation. However, it’s more unusual to see this type of failure.

Photo of translation failure

Photo of translation fail

Obviously, someone didn’t carefully check that everything had actually been translated. Even worse, they actually printed a batch with a translation and a batch without. And to complete the absolute fail, a store employee actually installed both signs next to each other in the same section of this department store.

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