Public Speaking - Lost In Translation Humor
Great Public Speaking
SEPTEMBER 28, 2011
Also in Chinese, the Kentucky Fried Chicken slogan "finger-lickin' good" came out as "eat your fingers off." Ford had a similar problem in Brazil when the Pinto flopped. Scandinavian vacuum manufacturer Electrolux used the following in an American ad campaign: "Nothing sucks like an Electrolux." The name Coca-Cola in China was first rendered as Ke-kou-ke-la.