Navigating the languages of the world

I             MAP OF THE WORLD LANGUAGES Mapa_Lenguas_del_Mundo.png under GFDL created by es:Usuario:Industrius using Image:BlankMap-World.png made by User:Vardion, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=2107256 The Earth is home to a huge and...

Common Translation Slip-Ups

What are the most common translation slip-ups and how can they be avoided?    We’ve all seen the amusingly translated menu description that puts you off ordering a particularly gruesome-sounding dish, or the shop sign confusing customers such as the following...