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CoolHands

2,930 posts

80 months

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Monday 1st October 2012 quote quote all
bloody hell, you'll probably be electrocuted if you plug that in, with the way they're willing to transpose letters (& maybe wires) at will.

Silverbullet767

8,480 posts

91 months

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Tuesday 2nd October 2012 quote quote all
Just got an e-mail shot with this product in it.

This has somehow made it to production!


PoleDriver

21,511 posts

79 months

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Silverbullet767 said:
Just got an e-mail shot with this product in it.

This has somehow made it to production!

Shocking! No British person should wear that!

Symbolica

9,984 posts

100 months

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Ray Luxury-Yacht said:
I think my favourite is the 'blast-off plank' biggrinbiggrin
My favourite piece of Engrish is this Japanese card for birthdays, christmas, weddings, bar mitzvah uhhh... some sort of special event.


afrochicken

1,084 posts

94 months

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Tuesday 2nd October 2012 quote quote all
Similarly, here's MINI's effort at a watch


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kellys hero

467 posts

135 months

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Tuesday 2nd October 2012 quote quote all
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Encouraging advert for ISO 9001.

Jim the Sunderer

1,052 posts

67 months

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Tuesday 2nd October 2012 quote quote all
Silverbullet767 said:
Just got an e-mail shot with this product in it.

This has somehow made it to production!

http://www.britishwatchcompany.com/watches-c104/mens-watches-c105/gents-white-resin-strap-watch-fc1141w-p7387

Fifty notes for that plastic rubbish!?

B17NNS

12,614 posts

132 months

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Ray Luxury-Yacht said:
When I was in the print industry, this kind of thing happened all the time.
The company I used to work for designed and printed the local LTA's quarterly magazine.

To save costs the LTA started to do the origination themselves.

Wasn't until the job was in finishing when we noticed the page for ladies results.

The heading was resluts.

timbob

1,875 posts

137 months

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Corpulent Tosser said:
timbob said:
Honestly... I still can't see it! Have I had a sense of humour bypass today?!
Bottom Line biggrin
Hahaha, excellent smile

SaTTaN

238 posts

132 months

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Tuesday 2nd October 2012 quote quote all
Unfortunatley I was part of the team that put this together



In my defence, it was put together by the US team and we (the UK team) missed the proof before it went to print

oops

Burnham

3,000 posts

144 months

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SaTTaN said:
Unfortunatley I was part of the team that put this together



In my defence, it was put together by the US team and we (the UK team) missed the proof before it went to print

oops
Maybe they found pictures of Solihul and simply decided against using any of them!

phil1979

2,517 posts

100 months

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Tuesday 2nd October 2012 quote quote all
Ah, fond memories of the old Kanak Bahar on Tring Highstreet...

The menu included the following gems:

".....cursed gralic...." (crushed garlic?)
"....dicced chiken picces....." (diced chicken pieces?)
"....mongo chutney...." (HA!)
"....Carlsbarg....." (Tasted so bad the Danes exported it)

Pixel Pusher

8,633 posts

44 months

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phil1979 said:
"....mongo chutney...." (HA!)
Hmmm...

Mongo likes Chutney.


ArsE92

18,893 posts

72 months

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Tuesday 2nd October 2012 quote quote all
groucho said:
H&S is complete bonkers. Tying yourself off whilst on roof ladder? After 33 years I feel at home on one of those as I do on the ground.

I do not need some spotty H&S office bod to tell me what is dangerous or not. I ALREADY KNOW, THAT IS WHY I'M STILL ALIVE.

Sorry, but it's gone craaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa....
EFA

SebastienClement

1,429 posts

25 months

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Wednesday 3rd October 2012 quote quote all
I quite like "The Mistake Ring"

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TinyCappo

2,008 posts

38 months

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Sunday 7th October 2012 quote quote all
not a published flyer but worthy of inclusion.

The Gun Box.




Turns out theres a rapper with learning difficulties in the states and the chinese just copied it straight onto the box.

Xerstead

495 posts

63 months

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Sunday 7th October 2012 quote quote all
For a few I remember,
Orders of service for a funeral, instead of the Commendation they had Condemnation.
Another I heard of had misspelled the deceased's name, Cynthia, with a Cun...

Not published as such, but one of the local churches had some of the childrens drawings on the wall. One had the text 'Jesus is my best fiend'

Edited by Xerstead on Monday 8th October 00:39

mph1977

7,390 posts

53 months

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Mastodon2 said:
Most of the Indian takeaways around my town sell Korma with various meats, usually lamb or chicken. However, one of them appears to have misspelled it on their menu, calling it a "Kurma" instead. They must have been kicking themselves when they spotted that after printing 10,000 of them!


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ah the joys of transliteration of a word in English from a language which uses the different script entirely

TinyCappo

2,008 posts

38 months

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Monday 8th October 2012 quote quote all
regional variation South Indians mostly say Kurma/Kuruma but Mughals called it Qorma/Korma.

bit like us and the welsh Taxi and for them Tacsi.....No my example is just dumbing down gone too far.
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