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    Chevrolet Nova didn't do well in Spanish speaking countries... Nova means 'No Go'...
    Bacardi concocted a fruity drink with the name 'Pavian' to suggest French chic... but 'Pavian' means 'baboon' in German.
    A peanut-packed chocolate bar targeted at Japanese teenagers needing energy while cramming for exams ran headlong into a belief that eating peanuts and chocolate causes nosebleeds.
    Parker Pens translated the slogan for its ink, "Avoid Embarassment - Use Quink" into Spanish as "Evite Embarazos - Use Quink"... which also means "Avoid Pregnancy - Use Quink."
    When Gerber first started selling baby food in Africa, they used the same packaging as in the USA - the cute baby on the label. Later, when investigating lower than expected sales figures, they found out that it is common practice in Africa to put pictures of the contents on food package labels.
    Coors slogan, "Turn it Loose," translated into Spanish as "Suffer From more...

    The American Dairy Association was so successful with its "Got Milk?" campaign, that it was decided to extend the ads to Mexico. Unfortunately, the Spanish translation was "Are you lactating?"
    Electrolux, a Scandinavian vacuum manufacturer, used this ad in the U.S.: "Nothing sucks like an Electrolux."
    Colgate introduced a toothpaste called "Cue" in France, but it turned out to be the same name as a well-known porno magazine.
    When Braniff translated a slogan touting its upholstery, "Fly in leather," it came out in Spanish as "Fly naked."
    Coors put its slogan, "Turn it loose," into Spanish, where it was read as "Suffer from diarrhea."
    Chicken magnate Frank Perdue's line, "It takes a tough man to make a tender chicken," sounds much more interesting in Spanish: "It takes a sexually stimulated man to make a chicken affectionate."
    Bacardi concocted a fruity drink with more...

    Chevrolet Nova didn't do well in Spanish speaking countries. .. Nova means' No Go'. ..

    Bacardi concocted a fruity drink with the name' Pavian' to suggest French chic. .. but' Pavian' means' baboon' in German.

    A peanut-packed chocolate bar targeted at Japanese teenagers needing energy while cramming for exams ran headlong into a belief that eating peanuts and chocolate causes nosebleeds.

    Parker Pens translated the slogan for its ink,' Avoid Embarrassment - Use Quink' into Spanish as' Evite Embarazos - Use Quink'. .. which also means' Avoid Pregnancy - Use Quink.'

    When Gerber first started selling baby food in Africa, they used the same packaging as in the USA - the cute baby on the label. Later, when investigating lower than expected sales figures, they found out that it is common practice in Africa to put pictures of the contents on food i package labels.

    Coors slogan,' Turn it Loose,' translated into Spanish as' Suffer From more...

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