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love it! [Dec. 19th, 2005|09:32 am]
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PepsiCo ran an ad campaign in Germany featuring the slogan, “the come-alive generation.” But in the German translation, the slogan came out as “the arise-from-the-grave generation.” Consumers in Germany wondered if Pepsi was some kind of drink for Zombies.

[User Picture]From: zibacco
2005-12-19 09:10 am (UTC)
LOL! Too freakin' funny. I love it when advertisers screw up translations.

Like when they marketed the Chevy Nova in Mexico. "No va" in Spanish means "no go" or "it doesn't go".
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[User Picture]From: randomposting
2005-12-19 09:59 am (UTC)
HAHA!!!!! That's funny!!!
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