Let’s be honest, Westerners can be ignorant tourists. Unless it is written in plain English, we are skeptical about its legitimacy. In answer to this, tourist hot spots around the globe have adapted their signage to ensure that the Western world feels right at home.

In an attempt to ensnare a traveler, many establishments across the world pepper their menus and guidebooks with English words – although, often not the right ones.

Adapting languages can be a challenge for even the most skilled translators, let alone the internet. However, for small time businesses the free service that Google provides is much more attractive than an expensive translator. The problem is that, as these people discovered, you end up paying a much higher price for a dodgy translation…

1. It says what we’re all thinking…

Every human has, at some stage, uttered the exact same words. If it wasn’t for the fact that you would become seriously unhealthy without them, we would all avoid the vegetable aisle in favor of the snacks section.

2. What a revolutionary idea!

Bubba Gump’s latest business venture is certainly taking an unconventional turn. We imagine Lieutenant Dan had something to do with this…

3. A pee flavored popsicle anyone?!

Thanks to Bear Grylls we all know how to use our own pee to save us in an emergency. However, putting it in ice cream seems a little unnecessary…

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