Friday, May 21, 2010

Fun Friday


Here's a list of actual English subtitles used in films made in Hong Kong.
  • I am damn unsatisfied to be killed in this way.
  • Fatty, you with your thick face have hurt my instep.
  • Gun wounds again?
  • Same old rules: no eyes, no groin.
  • A normal person wouldn't steal pituitaries.
  • Damn, I'll burn you into a BBQ chicken!
  • Take my advice, or I'll spank you without pants.
  • Who gave you the nerve to get killed here?
  • Quiet or I'll blow your throat up.
  • You always use violence. I should've ordered glutinous rice chicken.
  • I'll fire aimlessly if you don't come out!
  • You daring lousy guy.
  • Beat him out of recognizable shape!
  • I got knife scars more than the number of your leg's hair!
  • Beware! Your bones are going to be disconnected.
  • The bullets inside are very hot. Why do I feel so cold?
  • How can you use my intestines as a gift?
  • This will be of fine service for you, you bag of the scum. I am sure you will not mind that I remove your manhoods and leave them out on the dessert floor for your aunts to eat.
  • Yah-hah, evil spider woman! I have captured you by the short rabbits and can now deliver you violently to your gynecologist for a thorough extermination.
  • Greetings, large black person. Let us not forget to form a team up together and go into the country to inflict the pain of our karate feets on some ass of the giant lizard person.

16 comments:

  1. I think my fave is "you daring lousy guy". It is such an endearing mixture of love and hate. I also like "quiet or I'll blow your throat up." I may have said that to my sweet patootie last night. Yep, snoring again. thanks for the laughs - they are better than anything.

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  2. Jan; I think "Gun wounds again?" would make an interesting title, but I can't pick a favourite. (although it could be "I'll burn you into a BBQ chicken"). You have my sympathies about the snoring as I know all too well of what you speak.

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  3. Oh my God,these are too funny. I'd have to go with #2.
    karen

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  4. hahaha! Love this. You truly are the entertainer, Elspeth. So glad we 'met'! The second last one had me splutter my beer. (it's 11pm, here in Greece)

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  5. Elspeth, you've done it again! How do you have time for this stuff?
    Maribeth
    Giggles and Guns

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  6. Elspeth - This is richly hysterical! Thank you : ) : ). I needed a laugh. For some reason I can't identify, I like this one:

    I'll fire aimlessly if you don't come out!

    It's hilarious!

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  7. Where do you find these hilarious ideas. I love reading your posts.

    CD

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  8. Karen; Good choice. Have a great weekend.

    AA; I'm pleased we've 'met' as well! I'm thrilled I caused spluttering. That's a win. You're in GREECE??? I'm just a tad envious. Okay, I admit, more than a tad.

    Maribeth; Huzzah! As to answer your question - it's worth the time to read comments like yours!

    Margot; Aren't they great? I liked that one too - threatening, yet honest about skill-levels. You've got to admire that.

    Clarissa; Thank you for saying such a kind thing and I find these Fun Friday gems out and about on the internet.

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  9. OK, Elspeth. It's after 6 when I'm reading this. I have a beer in my hand. I take a swallow. Part of it came out my nose.

    Too funny!

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  10. These are hysterical - I love the fire aimlessly line - awesome! :)

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  11. Carol: SCORE!!!

    JW; Isn't it?

    Jemi; It's a classic, in it's own way.

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  12. Thanks Elspeth. Here is Botswana we often get DVDs with an option to have the Chinese English translation at the bottom (not sure why) but they are very distracting a extremely funny. We watched one of the Harry Potter movies like that- my stomach was aching.

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  13. Those are really funny! Some I could figure out what movie they came from. Some...I don't know what the actual translation would be.

    Helen
    Straight From Hel

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  14. the first one almost killed me :))

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  15. You are definitely a day-brightener.

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