Time for another installment of Subpar Subtitles!
Sometimes the language barrier is harder to break than a stack of boards, and they say English is the hardest language of all to learn. Literal translations of cliches and sayings common to a particular language can be quite comical. Here's some screen caps of English subtitles taken from various kung fu and action films. Special thanks go out to Hong Kong Subtitles on Facebook and twitter. Enjoy!
It's like they're looking right through the screen at me!
This first date is going smoothly...
What a little pig, literally!
I think I saw something like that in Tijuana once...
Can you imagine his mother calling for him? "FUCK! FUCK! DINNER TIME, FUCK!"
40 - 50% of malliages end in dirorce.
Everybody have fun tonight! Everybody Wang Puke tonight!