Cancerous crayfish

Thank you to my Polish friend Piotr for this latest story about a mistranslation of ‘crayfish’ on a menu in Poland:

Check out the last of the cold starters on the menu – sounds delicious!


Cancer appears as an option on a menu after is was lost in translation

A spokesman for the restaurant said: “This was a mistake in translation. The food item was for crayfish and somehow that got turned into Cervical Cancer. We will be having a word with our translator. We apologise if we have offended anyone.”

The rest of this fascinating story is on



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