Adventures in Portuguese: Product Names That Mean Something Completely Different to English Speakers

Anybody who has ever spent time in a foreign country knows the experience of seeing words that, while completely innocent in the language in which they are written, have a whole other meaning in English.

Take, for example, this sinus medication here in Brazil:








Or then there’s this product, which makes us wonder whose job it was to extract it:






And that’s still slightly more appetizing than this one:




But perhaps the champion in this category comes from the Brazilian fast-food chain called “Bob’s”:


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