Freitag Fun: Bimbos fruit paradise

Would you buy fruit from a monkey named ‘Bimbo’? It may not be a translation mistake but it is definitely lost in translation. Perhaps this is only funny to me but it certainly got my attention. Found outside of the Jungfernheide S-bahn station in Berlin, May 2009. TGIF…
Bimbo

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2 responses to “Freitag Fun: Bimbos fruit paradise

  1. Steven Capsuto

    One of the larger baking companies in the Spanish-speaking world is a Mexican firm called Bimbo.

    In addition to Spain and Latin America, they sell their products in some parts of the U.S., in grocery stores that cater largely to Hispanics. English-speaking shoppers get a good laugh.

  2. I heard that the Greek navy once developed a language course to teach their employees English. Unfortunately they named it “Hello Sailor” – another wonderful case of something becoming lost in translation!

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