Engrish is a site about unfortunate translation errors. When I need a laugh, I go there and read a minimum of 4 pages. - It always works.

Today I got through the first page with only a few minor chuckles. Then I read the Batman Begins Playing Card (below) and that did it for me. Maybe because I recently watched this movie (twice!) and totally missed this part of the plot ;)

* For those of you who've never seen the film, "Batman Begins" is about how Batman came to be. Bruce Wayne's parents were murdered in front of him when he was around 10 years old. He grew up wanting revenge and eventually became a vigilante. The movie shows how he learned all his cool stunts (from Ninjas), where his gadgets, car, and costume came from, why he decided to use the symbol of a bat, and how he came to use the basement under his mansion. That's the movie I saw. But, like I said, it seems I missed something... (Click the picture to read, and don't give up halfway. You'll miss it ;) )

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Masked Mom said...

Sweet lord--I don't even know where to begin! But I can say with certainty that the phrase "With this mask, Spiderman stroke all criminal activates and criminals everywhere..." will likely stay with me for a VERY long time. Thanks for sharing. I will have to check out this site when I get a chance.

Noisy Quiet said...

Some entries on that site are funnier than others, but inevitably, if I keep reading, I'll get to a bunch that make me laugh a lot. Today's entry is good if you get a chance.

Re the Batman Begins example, as many times as I've now read that, I still laugh every time I get to the part where he turns into Spiderman.

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