The Literal Translations Of These Words In Other Languages Are Absolutely Hysterical

by Elana

Language is interesting. Most of the time, regardless of who in the world you talk to, you will find a resonating agreement: English can be the worst. However, contrary to what many people seem to believe: English is one of the easiest languages in the entire world to learn! Native English speakers in the United States may not always be super great at mastering the simple language, but on a global perspective it's quite easy.

Case in point? We have a lot of simple words that in other languages... are very, very different. They're so different it's to the point of being hilarious what the literal translations come down to. Have a look for yourself:

Jules Faria turned to the hilarious Facebook group "Monolinguals are the worst," to urge other group members to share their wit and wisdom.

From now on, I insist on fingers of the feet.

Face Facts: The best part about this series are the creepy smiley faces warning you of the hilarity to come.

Face Facts: The best part about this series are the creepy smiley faces warning you of the hilarity to come.

BURN HER

BURN HER

LOL, Amazing.

LOL, Amazing.

Oh, come on! That's adorable.

Oh, come on! That's adorable.

Popcorn will never be the same ever again.

Popcorn will never be the same ever again.

Can we not? Please?

Can we not? Please?

Well... it's not wrong.

Well... it's not wrong.

Almost as cute as hedgehog.

Almost as cute as hedgehog.

Glub-glub.

Glub-glub.

D'awh! I'm not sure this one makes sense but it's cute.

D'awh! I'm not sure this one makes sense but it's cute.

Whelp! Can't un-see this one.

Whelp! Can't un-see this one.

OPE

OPE

Oui-Oui, the French are at it again.

Oui-Oui, the French are at it again.

No wonder the Irish have the drinking stereotype!

No wonder the Irish have the drinking stereotype!

If the Spanish can have fingers on their feet... then the Germans can have shoes on their hands.

If the Spanish can have fingers on their feet... then the Germans can have shoes on their hands.

A little too literal? Nah.

A little too literal? Nah.

A new way to express distrust:

A new way to express distrust:

Delicious.

Delicious.

'Ol Blue Ass

'Ol Blue Ass

*Laughs in Krampus*

*Laughs in Krampus*

Boobie Jokes

Boobie Jokes

We stroll to the beat of our own drum.

We stroll to the beat of our own drum.

I am curious to the backstory on this one.

I am curious to the backstory on this one.

I prefer the German one.

I prefer the German one.

Everything is a pupper if you look the right way.

Everything is a pupper if you look the right way.

Same difference.

Same difference.

Save the little horse!

Save the little horse!

Nicely played.

Nicely played.

Super accurate.

Super accurate.

What!?

What!?

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