English is a funny language with confusing spellings,homonyms, and slang that no one can really keep up on. But some of the simplest English words mean something completely different in other languages.
Let’s just say if you tell a French person your pet stinks, you’re revealing way too much information.
In Indonesian, this means water, which I imagine can get confusing.
“Why do you want a glass of ice cold air?”
In Norwegian, fart means speed, as in how fast you (and not your fart) are traveling.
In German, this means awesome.”
So technically MC Hammer would have been MC Awesome, which might have done more for his career.
In French, this means fart.
So when inParis, be careful talking about how much you love your pets, how you sleep with them every night, and even what you named them.
In Russian, it means brother,” which is ironic seeing as there are times whenbrothers can also be brats.
The good old American f-wordsounds like “phoque” in French, which means a seal.
Not so cute now, huh?
It actually means fun in Dutch, but one little letter change creates lul which means penis.
Let’s just say you need to be careful with that one…lol.
It’s spelled differently, but in Albania it translates to “lady garden,” as in vagina.
Gives whole new meaning to the state of Georgia and peach pie.
In Welsh, this means “carrot,” so calling someone a moron doesn’t have quite the same sting.
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Its spelled koki,” but in Hungarian it means, “small penis.
Cookie Monster? My whole childhood has been a lie!
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