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Walid Dib is the co-founder of Humanity Can Wait. He is currently in his last semester studying Water Engineering at the German Jordanian university.

15 Hilarious Bad Arabic Translations

Sometimes you find a sign that gives a whole new dimension to “lost in translation”. The following bad Arabic translations should have at least been double checked with Google Translate before  committing vocab crimes:

1- Arab Shat for fish

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2- For only the most exotic perfumes

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3- Eat it at your own risk

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4- Lord of the Rings massage Parlour

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5- When you’re looking for that badboy hair cut…

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6- No Smoking in Arabic

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7- Zombie kids playing football, please be careful

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8- Baladi ducks and other things

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9- Maybe not the best source to study English from

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10- You haven’t lived in Amman unless you’ve seen this one before

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11- You’ll want to be careful telling this dentist where you’re from

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12- Two words: Porn Fashion

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13- Hope and please

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14- We’re not sure this is what the fourth Khalipha looked like…

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15- Too much apples

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Walid Dib is the co-founder of Humanity Can Wait. He is currently in his last semester studying Water Engineering at the German Jordanian university.