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Hilarious Translation Fails Cause Stir At Buda Castle Reconstruction Site

Hilarious mistranslations on bilingual information billboards on a reconstruction site in Buda Castle have taken the Internet by storm.

First, visitors to the site of the former Carmelite monastery were amused to see descriptions of a historic drawing and an engraving showing monastery buildings translated into English as “Same in English”:

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By today, the embarrassing billboards had been covered up with a “genuine” English version. However, the mistake has not entirely been eliminated, with the world lightning appearing on one of the information boards and lighning and the – otherwise existent – word vinery used instead of the appropriate winery on the other:

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Let’s hope the authorities will take more care with the reconstruction work itself than they did with these…

via 444.hu
photo: annbernard.biz