Lost In Translation Competition

Lost In Translation Competition

Oftentimes foreigners in Thailand don’t choke from the spiciness of Thai food, rather from the laughter at some of the Thai-English menu translations one can encounter in the Land of Smiles. While Google Translate is a terrific tool, when solely relied on, it can sometimes have highly entertaining consequences. Like our surprise to see we might have an X-rated dinner one evening – “black spaghetti tiger porn with robster sauce. Mmm – tasty! (In fact, it actually was!)

toft prawns

Of course, translation fails aren’t always of the adult nature or limited to Thailand. Wherever there is a language gap, something is bound to fall through the cracks. So with this in mind we want to hear from you, with original photos of the funniest bad translations (menus or otherwise) you have spotted during your travels or time abroad. Here’s how get 10% off your next tour:

  1. Post your bad translation to our Facebook page, tweet them to @TasteofThaiTour, or tag us on Instagram (or do all 3!).
  2. Don’t forget to add the hashtag #lostintranslation.
  3. Receive 10% off your next Taste of Thailand tour, be it our signature Bites and Sites in the Village of Love, or a couple new tours rolling out over the next few months.
  4. Share your pic before July 31st. Tour with us before December 31st.

We can’t wait to see your photos! Here are a collection of other funny menu translation fails to inspire you!

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