On KWOW episode 85, we talked about why it's important to know your Konglish (Korean + English). It'll save you from tragic yet hilarious misunderstandings!

Here's some epic fail Konglish seen in the world of Korea.

 Which smoody would you like to order?  ( photo by lets.book )

Which smoody would you like to order? (photo by lets.book)

 Buy a car and get dinged by the bills.  ( photo by v15ben )

Buy a car and get dinged by the bills. (photo by v15ben)

 New adjective! Creative translation. 빵 actually means "bread."  ( photo by just_a_cheeseburger )

New adjective! Creative translation. 빵 actually means "bread." (photo by just_a_cheeseburger)

 30 years experties of seasoned raw crap. Yes. Just what I came to Korea for! What they really mean to say: 30 years experience of seasoning raw CRAB.  ( photo by Paul Matthews )

30 years experties of seasoned raw crap. Yes. Just what I came to Korea for! What they really mean to say: 30 years experience of seasoning raw CRAB. (photo by Paul Matthews)

 Here we go again with the most infamous Konglish word!  ( photo by dj_saunter )

Here we go again with the most infamous Konglish word! (photo by dj_saunter)

 Where's the nearest totlet? Can't wait to see the Konglish in the bathroom stalls!  ( photo by Hovs )

Where's the nearest totlet? Can't wait to see the Konglish in the bathroom stalls! (photo by Hovs)

 Just the comedy relief one needs after a long day of looking for totlets.  ( photo by acleman )

Just the comedy relief one needs after a long day of looking for totlets. (photo by acleman)

 Gacina, survire, suality, clistingais... New words of fashion? How avant-garde. The dictionary has major catching up to do!  ( photo by Stacy Martin )

Gacina, survire, suality, clistingais... New words of fashion? How avant-garde. The dictionary has major catching up to do! (photo by Stacy Martin)

 The R sound doesn't exist in the Korean language. Thus why Koreans replace it with L.  ( photo by Candice Lee )

The R sound doesn't exist in the Korean language. Thus why Koreans replace it with L. (photo by Candice Lee)

 While cock does mean  rooster , "stir-fried chicken" may have had a more accurate depiction. They get the last laugh; got your attention and now you're having dinner there!  ( photo by Brent Poole )

While cock does mean rooster, "stir-fried chicken" may have had a more accurate depiction. They get the last laugh; got your attention and now you're having dinner there! (photo by Brent Poole)

 Yogurt in Korea be so gangsta.  ( photo by Timothy Friesen )

Yogurt in Korea be so gangsta. (photo by Timothy Friesen)

 S'more gangsta Konglish.  ( photo by Steve Mohundro )

S'more gangsta Konglish. (photo by Steve Mohundro)

 Ill fates after staying at Qookmotel. All of a sudden Hanjin Hostel starts to sound more friendly...  ( photo by ketuzin )

Ill fates after staying at Qookmotel. All of a sudden Hanjin Hostel starts to sound more friendly... (photo by ketuzin)

 FYI: Black refers to the jjajangmyeon.  ( photo by Young Yun )

FYI: Black refers to the jjajangmyeon. (photo by Young Yun)

 And white refers to... refined carbs?  ( photo by Shannon Aston )

And white refers to... refined carbs? (photo by Shannon Aston)

 The correct translation would've been: It's black like a demon, hot as hell, beautiful like an angel and sweet as love. But perfect English doesn't always guarantee a good laugh :)  ( photo by Laura Maria )

The correct translation would've been: It's black like a demon, hot as hell, beautiful like an angel and sweet as love. But perfect English doesn't always guarantee a good laugh :) (photo by Laura Maria)

 Dennis Rodman seems to be quite popular amongst the Koreans.  ( photo by Meg D. )

Dennis Rodman seems to be quite popular amongst the Koreans. (photo by Meg D.)

There's a ton more epic fail Konglish, but this post gotta end someday. Last sign just for you!

See you next KWOW Wednesday! Until then, have yourselves a delicious love week :) Try not to smoke too many cigalettes, but do drink many veggie smoody!



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