September 30, 2015

The most spoken languages in the USA

English & Spanish are obviously the most spoken languages in the USA, but can you guess the 3rd and 4th? Chinese and then… French! Surprised? Not […]
October 4, 2015

This one is a hot potato!

A t-shirt manufacturer in Miami printed shirts in Spanish to commemorate the Pope’s visit. By referring to the Pontiff as “la papa” instead of “el Papa”, […]
October 4, 2015

Rise from the grave with Pepsi!

In the early 1970’s, Pepsi-Cola introduced a new catch phrase to promote its product: “Come Alive!” Sounds good in English, but the problems “arose” (pun intended) […]
October 5, 2015

What a tasty treat!

When American fast food giant Kentucky Fried Chicken opened their first restaurant in Beijing in 1987, they accidentally translated KFC’s famous slogan, “Finger-lickin’ good” to “Eat […]