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Date: 02/03/07 02:20 AM

78 Responses to English in Japan

  1. Profile photo of volcombaby
    volcombaby Female 18-29
    38 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 12:27 am
    Link: English in Japan - We Can help you with our pleasure.
  2. Profile photo of miriamc
    miriamc Female 18-29
    153 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 2:54 am
    Just go to engrish.com, there`s lots of stuff like that there :)
  3. Profile photo of Bennyd
    Bennyd Male 13-17
    1092 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 2:59 am
    Ah, Japanese English. so funny
  4. Profile photo of Suicism
    Suicism Male 18-29
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    February 3, 2007 at 3:02 am
    "Auto-Rock"

    Why can`t they get the "L`s" straight from the "R`s?" They are two VERY different consonants, pronounced VERY differently; you have to actually place your tongue AGAINST the ridge before your teeth, if not between them, to sound the "L" phonetic, unlike the "R" which is satisfied with pure idleness from the tongue! What is the problem?

  5. Profile photo of Galileo53
    Galileo53 Male 13-17
    731 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 3:07 am
    i love engrish. it`s the best language there is
    thanks allot miriamc!
    \
  6. Profile photo of Pinkies
    Pinkies Female 13-17
    679 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 3:14 am
    lol
  7. Profile photo of CoFBunny
    CoFBunny Female 18-29
    171 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 3:21 am
    Emergency Trap! gotta love that one :p
  8. Profile photo of DMDekoth
    DMDekoth Male 70 & Over
    888 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 3:21 am
    Very funny, and polite too!
  9. Profile photo of R_U_Kidding
    R_U_Kidding Male 18-29
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    February 3, 2007 at 3:24 am
    "Please get a punch at window No. 2 No. 3"
    :-D LMAO!
    And remember: No Smorking! )-|
  10. Profile photo of bianchi
    bianchi Female 18-29
    606 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 3:24 am
    Did anyone else click the "next" link? Didn`t see that coming. lol
  11. Profile photo of Drizzle
    Drizzle Female 18-29
    199 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 3:28 am
    Auto Rock actually makes some sense as there is no L or V in the Japanese alphabet. When translating English words into Japanese they turn all the Ls into Rs and all the Vs into Bs.

    Also, in Japan R is pronounced with the tongue placed behind the upper teeth, the tip touching the roof of the mouth. This gives it a sound similar to the L we know.

    At least I learned something in Japanese class, even if I didn`t learn the language. :P

  12. Profile photo of GrnFantasic
    GrnFantasic Male 13-17
    602 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 3:44 am
    Wait, the first 4 hours is 200 yen. Additional hours 200 yen. General 200 yen. They could just write "first 20 minutes free. 200 yen for each hour. Then get punched!"
  13. Profile photo of -NeonCarrot-
    -NeonCarrot- Male 13-17
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    February 3, 2007 at 3:52 am
    Or we could`ve just posted "engrish.com" btw is that a link yet?
  14. Profile photo of animefreak88
    animefreak88 Female 13-17
    319 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 3:55 am
    ALCOOL? lmao
  15. Profile photo of FLB
    FLB Female 18-29
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    February 3, 2007 at 4:32 am
    thats so funny!
    Um. . .whats with all the faces on the next link, scary.
  16. Profile photo of sheeeeps
    sheeeeps Female 13-17
    429 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 4:43 am
    and you lady will press this button before leaving.

    ooh yes. yes i will.
    lol.

  17. Profile photo of Suicism
    Suicism Male 18-29
    3625 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 5:10 am
    Thank you for shedding some light on this age-old conundrum, Drizzle!
  18. Profile photo of matrixie
    matrixie Female 18-29
    718 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 5:42 am
    i love it!!! smorking, japanese engorish is great.
  19. Profile photo of phoenix6
    phoenix6 Female 18-29
    407 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 5:44 am
    lol, that made my day.
  20. Profile photo of BigBonny
    BigBonny Male 18-29
    2216 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 6:18 am
    You, lady!!

    Hooray for Engrish!

  21. Profile photo of trebian
    trebian Male 18-29
    315 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 6:48 am
    Hmm, Auto Rock is a song by Mogwai - I wonder if there`s a connection :-)
  22. Profile photo of JAXLEY
    JAXLEY Male 18-29
    988 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 7:13 am
    lol BigBonny. It looks like these came straight outta Google translator.
  23. Profile photo of necros
    necros Male 18-29
    453 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 8:20 am
    all good. but 1 was photoshopped :<
  24. Profile photo of cherushii
    cherushii Female 13-17
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    February 3, 2007 at 8:29 am
    Please keep chair on position & keep table cleaned after dying. <---- that one made me crack up the most. lmao
  25. Profile photo of ajr2006
    ajr2006 Male 18-29
    943 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 8:31 am
    I could go for a nice glass of flesh juice right now
  26. Profile photo of BeachBum0694
    BeachBum0694 Female 18-29
    285 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 9:11 am
    i was so about to say that ajr!!
  27. Profile photo of Amet45
    Amet45 Male 13-17
    158 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 9:13 am
    haha made giggle. and for the book some were japanese others chinese. i guess they dont give a crap about translating right cause they dont care if a foreigner reads it or not. if u r non asian and u r lost there, u r lost
  28. Profile photo of Jaydeejj
    Jaydeejj Female 70 & Over
    713 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 9:46 am
    yea i was gonna say what Drizzle said...
  29. Profile photo of SilentxEm
    SilentxEm Female 60-69
    670 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 10:59 am
    Why can`t they get the "L`s" straight from the "R`s?"
    Because there are no "L`s" in the Japanese language.
    I understand why it would be difficult for them to translate it. It`s not like French to English or Spanish, because it has totally different roots.
  30. Profile photo of zomgimonfire
    zomgimonfire Female 18-29
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    February 3, 2007 at 11:42 am
    oh gawd

    i plan on going to japan one of these days, i dont think i`ll be able to get around as easily as i though o_0

  31. Profile photo of hannah_h
    hannah_h Female 13-17
    155 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 11:52 am
    <3 Engrish.
  32. Profile photo of Woot45
    Woot45 Female 13-17
    1398 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 12:41 pm
    haha i bet some of those were photoshopped, but maybe they were all real.
  33. Profile photo of mushslipvayn
    mushslipvayn Male 13-17
    146 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 12:42 pm
    Hahaha engrish...lol "Emergency trap" hahahahaha
  34. Profile photo of Maelstrom_x
    Maelstrom_x Male 18-29
    1883 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 12:54 pm
    I`ll have the flesh juice please...
  35. Profile photo of buddy
    buddy Male 30-39
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    February 3, 2007 at 1:31 pm
    They won`t fool me into taking the emergency trap. Nice try.
  36. Profile photo of jvcc
    jvcc Female 13-17
    354 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 2:14 pm
    These are all rip-offs from engrish.com
  37. Profile photo of Graceless229
    Graceless229 Female 18-29
    32 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 2:25 pm
    Flesh juice... *shudder* Lmao!
  38. Profile photo of caboose117
    caboose117 Male 13-17
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    February 3, 2007 at 2:39 pm
    lol.

    Oh yeah, about the r to l thing, the asians don`t have an "r" in their language. Well, the east asians (korea, vietnam, china, japan, the like) so we can`t pronounce r. We say liver when you say river. Well I don`t, but the foreigners do. Our "l"s don`t come out as "r"s. ramyun should be pronounced lamyun. for those who pronounce it ramyun, i want to shoot you. many times.

    and buddy talked again! :O

  39. Profile photo of sunwavewind
    sunwavewind Female 18-29
    690 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 2:48 pm
    Lol
    I liked the please take yourself to anything you like one
    I guess the alcool one isn`t wrong its just not in the right language...
  40. Profile photo of thewabbit
    thewabbit Male 13-17
    366 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 3:35 pm
    lol... some of those weren`t really fair... in japanese they switch r sounds with l sounds, so they do it with english too. still, some were just terrible.
  41. Profile photo of TamponString
    TamponString Female 13-17
    99 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 3:47 pm
    O.O
    I think I just laughed way too hard.
    That was genious.
  42. Profile photo of Tegeno
    Tegeno Male 13-17
    1066 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 4:31 pm


    LOL

  43. Profile photo of AlewaresXD
    AlewaresXD Male 18-29
    222 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 4:37 pm
    Lol, it`s funny. I`ve seen them all already on engrish.com. Great site.
  44. Profile photo of LleetLlama
    LleetLlama Male 18-29
    358 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 5:27 pm
    Wow. Gotta love the japanese.
  45. Profile photo of shizzaster
    shizzaster Male 13-17
    1866 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 5:53 pm
    english is one of the toughest langauges to learn. there are so many exceptions and stuff....
    haha, i stopped over at tokyo airport for a few hours once, and it was BY FAR the best airport i`ve ever been in, with perhaps exception to denver airport... everything is automated and stuff.
    japAn rocks.
  46. Profile photo of Gammon_Rod
    Gammon_Rod Male 13-17
    431 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 6:18 pm
    Haha
  47. Profile photo of Yumiii
    Yumiii Female 13-17
    1382 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 6:39 pm
    Why can`t they get the "L`s" straight from the "R`s?" They are two VERY different consonants, pronounced VERY differently; you have to actually place your tongue AGAINST the ridge before your teeth, if not between them, to sound the "L" phonetic, unlike the "R" which is satisfied with pure idleness from the tongue! What is the problem?

    Actuslly the japanese r is really differen, almost like a weird d.

  48. Profile photo of RadRockette
    RadRockette Female 13-17
    655 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 7:07 pm
    I LOVE IT!
    Emergency Trap made me crack up the most lol
  49. Profile photo of JAK-STEEL
    JAK-STEEL Male 13-17
    1364 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 7:22 pm
    lol flesh juice
  50. Profile photo of dementor440
    dementor440 Male 13-17
    62 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 7:53 pm
    meh, why would japaneese do that, if americans need to find it out, just get a manuel or sumtin.

    }-)

  51. Profile photo of AVDPhoenix
    AVDPhoenix Male 30-39
    1522 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 8:07 pm
    Muahahahahahahahahahahaha! Oh my G... They are so bloody funny and silly aswell. "Please keep Chair on position and keep table cleaned after DYING. Thanks for your CORPORATION" Boy that was so Fkn stupid but funny...
  52. Profile photo of caboose117
    caboose117 Male 13-17
    1204 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 9:14 pm
    "Saturday, February 03, 2007 7:28:20 PM
    And the Japanese think Americans are stupid..."

    Well, they aren`t that bright with English, but let`s see you try to learn Japanese. They are two ENTIRELY different languages, not an easy task.

    Although I think that a more competent translator is needed xD

  53. Profile photo of bumblecock
    bumblecock Male 18-29
    643 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 9:23 pm
    Emergency Trap, lol.
  54. Profile photo of artistchick7
    artistchick7 Female 18-29
    963 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 9:41 pm
    "No smorking"

    LOL

  55. Profile photo of Deadman3215
    Deadman3215 Male 18-29
    536 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 10:18 pm
    Japaneese is just as good anywhere you go.
  56. Profile photo of shizzaster
    shizzaster Male 13-17
    1866 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 11:35 pm
    stop asking why they can`t get L and R straight.
    french people can`t say TH(as in the) they pronounce it Tay...
    most american`s can`t say Qkah, like Germans, or arabs do.
    doesn`t make us worse then them, it`s just how it is...
  57. Profile photo of dirtglitters
    dirtglitters Female 18-29
    35 posts
    February 3, 2007 at 11:38 pm
    mwahahha. LOL`ed at every pic
  58. Profile photo of ddr_coke21
    ddr_coke21 Male 13-17
    374 posts
    February 4, 2007 at 12:14 am
    ENGRISH!
    Heck yes.
  59. Profile photo of fusion42x
    fusion42x Female 18-29
    157 posts
    February 4, 2007 at 12:19 am
    "please get a punch at window", hehe. I took a trip to Japan not to long ago, and yeah a lot of their translations don`t make much sence. But they really try to make Japan as internationally friendly as possible. I loved it there.
  60. Profile photo of manorrd
    manorrd Male 30-39
    2372 posts
    February 4, 2007 at 1:54 am
    Why can`t the Japanese get the L and the R sorted out??!!!

    Allow me to be the first to point out that there is a site called engrish.com that showcases many of the funny Japanese translations into English.

    You may all begin thanking me NOW.

  61. Profile photo of lieunym
    lieunym Female 18-29
    458 posts
    February 4, 2007 at 5:06 am
    "Please keep chair on position & keep table cleaned after dying. Thank you for your corporation.
    ^^ LOL!
  62. Profile photo of Trizz
    Trizz Male 18-29
    1383 posts
    February 4, 2007 at 7:19 am
    it`s so bloody easy to photoshop these things. I could spot at least one that was photoshop and at least one that would be incredibly hard to (the one with the window reflection)
  63. Profile photo of pysco_chick
    pysco_chick Female 13-17
    220 posts
    February 4, 2007 at 12:09 pm
    The flesh juice on is understandable, beacuse in japan the writing system lacks L and use an R instead. And thus when writing in Katakana the L and R are are represented in the same character.

    I don`t see why it`s so funny, it not like English is an easy language to learn. We also misuse Japanese too, like on tattoos and stuff.

  64. Profile photo of Bored_Turkey
    Bored_Turkey Female 13-17
    171 posts
    February 4, 2007 at 12:19 pm
    It`s good that people keep explaining the L/R thing in case someone only reads one page of comments before getting distrac--ooh, kitty.
  65. Profile photo of liniarc
    liniarc Male 18-29
    238 posts
    February 4, 2007 at 2:34 pm
    mmmm I want some milk with hot ice
  66. Profile photo of BABY_BEAR
    BABY_BEAR Female 18-29
    1395 posts
    February 4, 2007 at 3:00 pm
    aw =) i LOVE laughing at foreigners.
  67. Profile photo of omggilyy
    omggilyy Female 13-17
    576 posts
    February 4, 2007 at 5:50 pm
    Ha, this always gets a laugh out of me
    ^-^
  68. Profile photo of MissyRee
    MissyRee Female 18-29
    873 posts
    February 4, 2007 at 6:25 pm
    Lol totally worth my time reading them :D
  69. Profile photo of NumbuhZero
    NumbuhZero Female 18-29
    878 posts
    February 4, 2007 at 7:43 pm
    I liked the last one best! ^ - ^
  70. Profile photo of NumbuhZero
    NumbuhZero Female 18-29
    878 posts
    February 4, 2007 at 8:12 pm
    I went to engrish and nearly wet my pants.
  71. Profile photo of Link1919
    Link1919 Male 13-17
    236 posts
    February 5, 2007 at 3:50 am
    Its all a pun really
  72. Profile photo of Mbirdgurl
    Mbirdgurl Female 13-17
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    February 5, 2007 at 11:35 am
    lol, I`ll have a ball the day I go to Japan!
  73. Profile photo of Hunter115
    Hunter115 Male 13-17
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    February 5, 2007 at 2:31 pm
    I`d like a punch at no 2.
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    majwhite Male 18-29
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    February 5, 2007 at 7:06 pm

  75. Profile photo of MisterNo
    MisterNo Male 18-29
    51 posts
    February 10, 2007 at 4:17 pm
    I rove japanese engrish for rove of engrish, yes tank ju, hijaaaaaaaa *karate chop to the face*
  76. Profile photo of iloveorange
    iloveorange Female 13-17
    39 posts
    March 14, 2007 at 5:29 pm
    Yay for Engrish!
  77. Profile photo of Boredered
    Boredered Male 18-29
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    May 3, 2007 at 12:39 am
    LMAO FLESH JOOICEEEE
  78. Profile photo of SuperQuack_x
    SuperQuack_x Female 13-17
    190 posts
    June 20, 2007 at 2:59 am
    ha, love japan.

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