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Literal Translations That Show How Effed Up Languages Are

Learning a language is hard enough as is without factoring in all of the colloquialisms that aren't natural for a non-native speaker. The following posts make fun of translations from English into other languages, but let's not forget how ridiculous English is; you gotta admit that "frog's umbrella" makes a lot more sense than "mushroom"...

Funny Facebook posts that demonstrate how strange translations from English into other languages can be
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The Internet Is Having A Blast Meme-ing Trump's 'Short And Fat' Tweet

The volatile relationship between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un is officially even less stable following a tweet last week from the President. The tweet in question, which reads "Why would Kim Jong-un insult me by calling me 'old,' when I would NEVER call him 'short and fat?' Oh well, I try so hard to be his friend – and maybe someday that will happen!", immediately went viral, and has resulted in Trump being sentenced to death by the North Korean leader. 

Death threat aside, the pot-stirring and insult-laden tweet has inspired many hilarious copycats -with references ranging from Shakespeare to Mean Girls. Here are our favorites so far.

Funny memes about Donald Trump tweet calling Kim Jong-Un short and fat.
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Bad Translator lost in translation irony - 7185723392
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Not sure if this is ironic or actually confirming common sense...