17 Bizzare Ad Campaigns That Translated Badly

When a company comes up with a new catchy slogan or tag line they immediately want to roll it out across the world and show off their new idea. Unfortunately these things rarely make it through the translation process unchanged, resulting in some hilarious mistakes and embarrassing re-brands. Here are some of the best:

1. Got Milk?

Source: people.desktopnexus.com

The American Dairy Association launched their viral ‘Got Milk’ ads leading to almost instant success, so when they shared them in different languages they expected the same results. Unfortunately in Spanish speaking countries the ads generated interest for all the wrong reasons as the ‘Got Milk’ slogan mistakenly read as ‘Are You Lactating’, this combined with images of women with milk moustaches was sure to cause a stir.

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