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Signs With Failed Translations

Sometimes when changing a sentence from one language to another meanings can get lost in translation – as these comical images show.

Travelers from around the world shared the most hilarious signs that have been translated completely wrong and Bored Panda collated them into a funny gallery.

The examples include one hotel fire extinguisher in China which was labelled in English as a ‘hand grenade’, while another airport in India displayed a sign which warned travelers that ‘eating the carpet’ was strictly against the rules. 

Here we takes a look at the worst translated signs from around the world…  

Yikes! Travellers from around the world shared the most hilarious signs that have been translated completely wrong and Bored Panda collated them into a funny gallery including one hotel fire extinguisher in China which was labelled in English as a 'hand grenade'

Yikes! Travelers from around the world shared the most hilarious signs that have been translated completely wrong and Bored Panda collated them into a funny gallery including one hotel fire extinguisher in China which was labelled in English as a ‘hand grenade’

Yummy carpet! While another airport in India displayed a sign which warned travellers that 'eating the carpet' was strictly against the rules

While another airport in India displayed a sign which warned travellers that ‘eating the carpet’ was strictly against the rules

Wrong turn! Another person shared a sign spotted in China which was translated as 'racist park' on a motorway

Another person shared a sign spotted in China which was translated as ‘racist park’ on a motorway 

I'll wait! Another sign in Singapore translated to 'execution in progress' and we can only hope it was a mistranslation

I’ll wait! Another sign in Singapore translated to ‘execution in progress’ and we can only hope it was a mistranslation 

Is that a threat? This sign in Russia was presumably supposed to translate to 'No Exit' however instead it read 'There is no escape' This sign in Russia was presumably supposed to translate to ‘No Exit’ however instead it read ‘There is no escape’ 

It's what the app said? This barber tried to translate their sign into English however they 'could not connect to the translator service'

This barber tried to translate their sign into English however they ‘could not connect to the translator service’

Looks like I'll have the fries! Every item on this menu, in Asia, was translated into 'French Fries' in English

Looks like I’ll have the fries! Every item on this menu, in Asia, was translated into ‘French Fries’ in English 

Cute! Apparently this 3D printer is 'afraid of wet' almost like an adorable house cat would be

Cute! Apparently this 3D printer is ‘afraid of wet’ almost like an adorable house cat would be 

Honest! This coffee machine has seemingly announced that it is in fact 'a disorder'

Honest! This coffee machine has seemingly announced that it is in fact ‘a disorder’

Speculation meat! The English translation of these meat dishes would have most people more concerned about what they are getting

Speculation meat! The English translation of these meat dishes would have most people more concerned about what they are getting 

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