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Old 08-04-2008, 12:50 PM   #1
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Hilarious Naming Mistake

This restaurant used an online translation tool to name their restaurant in China. This is one of the funniest translation mistakes I have seen.

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Old 08-04-2008, 12:52 PM   #2
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There's a big Vietnamese community here in SoCal. Some of them are very creative in naming their pho restaurants.
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Old 08-04-2008, 01:02 PM   #3
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Their names are not mistakes though I am sure.
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Old 08-04-2008, 01:08 PM   #4
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Old 08-04-2008, 01:12 PM   #5
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Hahahahaha!!!!!!!
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Old 08-04-2008, 01:16 PM   #6
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Funny!
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Old 08-04-2008, 01:35 PM   #7
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Then there's this one....

*Not* a translation error. Been around for years!
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Old 08-04-2008, 01:46 PM   #8
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Old 08-04-2008, 02:24 PM   #9
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translate server error... that's good.
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Old 08-04-2008, 02:40 PM   #10
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That's pretty funny. It reminds me of a stir fry sauce package I got from my Chinese exchange student. The instructions were to "pickle slowly for five minutes, then add shredded edible fungus".
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I actually ate at one of these in LA. It was off of W. Pico. Other than the name, the pho wasn't very good. I heard that the restaurant was Korean and not Vietnamese owned which probably explained a lot why the pho kinda sucked.
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Old 08-04-2008, 04:33 PM   #12
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LOL!!

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Old 08-04-2008, 04:35 PM   #13
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Old 08-04-2008, 04:46 PM   #14
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So funny--love the What the Pho, especially if "pho" is pronounced correctly (which is the whole joke, I guess). When I'm surfing around the TV channels, some of the translations for the Chinese soap operas are just not-quite-right, and unintentionally funny.
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Old 08-04-2008, 06:55 PM   #15
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We like the Wok And Roll, and there is a place on main street, Pho Q 23
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I always wanted to open or find a place called "Pho King Kitchen".......
Ok now I'm gonna be in trubble......
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SWEET!!!!!!
Ok now I gotta find a Fu ..........
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Too funny! And Suzi, you getting obsessed there?? LOL.
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We have this restaurant in Honolulu. It's actually pretty good.

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