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Saillaw
Posted - 20 April 2017 09:22
The French used not to have a sense of humour about it and as a result my teacher Mr. Conn would call himself Mr. Smith when on holiday in France.
camenbert
Posted - 20 April 2017 09:29
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heheheh!

that's more like it,
Father CYPmas
Posted - 20 April 2017 10:10
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I know they do with cars. Mitsuibishi renamed the Pajero for latin countries and Pajero means something equivalent to a vvanker.

Freestyle Fred
Posted - 20 April 2017 10:14
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johanna_Wanka
Daydort
Posted - 20 April 2017 10:15
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I had an import pajero once - we called it the Mitsubishi masterbator
Freestyle Fred
Posted - 20 April 2017 10:15
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https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Konz
Freestyle Fred
Posted - 20 April 2017 10:17
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http://www.assmann.com/de/
Wangpain for real ale
Posted - 20 April 2017 10:21
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And didn't Toyota have to change the MR2 in France?
Shami's Chakra botti
Posted - 20 April 2017 10:23
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Peter Kunzlik

just leaving that there
Shami's Chakra botti
Posted - 20 April 2017 10:24
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The Spanish changed the name of the GM / Vauxhall Nova as No Va means "doesn't go"
Daydort
Posted - 20 April 2017 10:25
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our german teacher was called Michael Hunt - hours of fun calling the school office from the payhone that was opposite so you could see the receptionist and asking to speak to Mike Hunt
Shami's Chakra botti
Posted - 20 April 2017 10:26
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Our German teacher bore the surname Pfister.
Shami's Chakra botti
Posted - 20 April 2017 10:27
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my actual surname is awkward in France.
Shami's Chakra botti
Posted - 20 April 2017 10:27
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But that's what you get if you're called Brian Knob-Fromage.