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A hotel has got itself a little bit tongue tied - much to the amusement of everyone else.
In a massive translation fail, the Erbil International Hotel labelled its meatballs as “Paul is dead,” according to this photo uploaded to Twitter.
Hend Amry wrote:
Best translation fail. The arabic spells out a transliteration of 'meat ball' in English - which sounds like 'mayit baul', or Dead Paul.
Best translation fail. The arabic spells out a transliteration of 'meat ball' in English - which sounds like 'mayi… https://t.co/J7s3ZNtkki — Hend Amry (@Hend Amry)
@LibyaLiberty Honestly so hungry I could eat a half dozen Paul is Dead — Jason (@Jason)
@longwall26 Lolol try a Paul is Dead sandwich. With cheese. — Hend Amry (@Hend Amry)
The hotel's mistake also single handedly reignited conspiracy theorists who think the original Paul McCartney died in a car crash in 1966.
@LibyaLiberty This tweet is resurrecting a 50 year old conspiracy theory.
I KNEW Paul was dead, but who's this guy… https://t.co/qzewpTisyl — Kellogg Whitcomb (@Kellogg Whitcomb)
@LibyaLiberty Rest in Pasta, Paul. — seedy sea (@seedy sea)
Those are some powerful meatballs.
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