When General Motors Introduced The Chevy Nova In South America, It Was Apparently Unaware That "no Va" Means "it Won't Go.
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When General Motors introduced the Chevy Nova in South America, it was apparently unaware that "no va" means "it won't go." After the company figured out why it wasn't selling any cars, it renamed the car in its Spanish markets to the Caribe.
Japan's second-largest tourist agency was mystified when it entered English-speaking markets and began receiving requests for unusual sex tours.
Upon finding out why, the owners of Kinki Nippon Tourist Company changed its name....
Some Major Advertising Company Goofs: 1. The Dairy Association's huge success with the campaign "Got Milk?
prompted them to expand advertising to Mexico. It was soon brought to their attention the Spanish translation read "Are you lactating?...
If People Bought Cars Like They Buy Computers General Motors doesn't have a "help line" for people who don't know how to drive
because people don't buy cars like they buy computers -- but imagine if they did ....
HOW TO KEEP A HEALTHY LEVEL OF INSANITY ** At lunchtime, sit in your parked car w/sunglasses on and point a hair dryer at passing cars.
See if they slow down. ** Page yourself over the intercom....
THE PERSONAL COMPUTER AWARENESS DICTIONARY ****************************************** Do you feel confused by the jargon of the personal computer revolution?
Afraid to enter the world of the computer salesmen to browse because you don't understand their language?...
NOTICE OF REVOCATION OF INDEPENDENCE To the citizens of the United States of America
In the light of your failure to elect a President of the USA and thus to govern yourselves, we hereby give notice of the revocation of your independence, effective today....
Sir, I admit your general rule, That every poet is a fool.
But you yourself may serve to show it, Every fool is not a poet....
WHAT MEN REALLY MEAN =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= "I'm going fishing.
Really means... "I'm going to drink myself dangerously stupid, and stand by a stream with a stick in my hand, while the fish swim by in complete safety....
Massachusetts Driving Rules: ** A right lane construction closure is just a game to see how many people you can cut in front of in line by passing on the right.
You lose face if you hit any of the orange construction barrels....