Anti-War Protest Rally

Translation gone wrong



A group of Syrians decided to hold an anti-American rally. Since they couldn’t read and write English for their protest signs, they found an English speaker to “translate” their anti-American slogans for them. They apparently made the mistake of asking the wrong guy to help them and he took matters into his own hands...


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Ordinary tradegies of war - Archie Bunker

The lady doth protest too much. - Queen Gertrude

I am not a politician, but a soldier. - Idi Amin

Hockey is figure skating in a war zone. - Unknown

Poetry is what gets lost in translation. - Robert Frost

Don't win a battle and lose the war. - Unknown

If we don't end war, war will end us. - H G Wells

Only the winners decide what were war crimes. - Gary Wills

Make love, not war... or get married and do both. - Unknown

When the rich wage war, it's the poor who die. - Jean-Paul Sartre

I now close my military career and just fade away. - Douglas MacArthur

You furnish the pictures. I'll furnish the war. - William Randolph Hearst

Free speech is a great idea, but we're in a war. - Lindsey Graham

Sometime they'll give a war and nobody will come. - Carl Sandburg

All diplomacy is a continuation of war by other means. - Zhou Enlai

War is only a cowardly escape from the problems of peace. - Thomas Mann

The military don't start wars. Politicians start wars. - William Westmoreland

We come not to mourn our dead soldiers, but to praise them. - Francis A Walker

Where some states have an army, the Prussian army has a state. - Voltaire

You may not be interested in war, but war is interested in you. - Leon Trotsky

To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men. - Abraham Lincoln

A conquering army on the border will not be stopped by eloquence. - Otto von Bismarck

Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind. - John F Kennedy

When starting and waging war it is not right that matters, but victory. - Adolf Hitler

An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come. - Victor Hugo

An army of sheep led by a lion would defeat an army of lions led by a sheep. - Arab Proverb

Statistics have shown that mortality increases perceptibly in the military during wartime. - Alphonse Allais

You can't say civilization don't advance... for every war they kill you a new way. - Will Rogers

Samson, he takes the jawbone out of the grass and he kills the whole army of the Phillipines. - Archie Bunker

You can't say that civilization don't advance... in every war they kill you in a new way. - Will Rogers

For a war to be just three conditions are necessary - public authority, just cause, right motive. - Ernest Hemingway

I must study politics and war that my sons may have the liberty to study mathematics and philosophy. - John Adams

I took a speed reading course and read "War and Peace" in twenty minutes. It involves Russia. - Woody Allen

I didn't know that painters and writers retired. They're like soldiers – they just fade away. - Lawrence Ferlinghetti

He's not a war hero. He's a war hero because he was captured. I like people that weren't captured. - Donald Trump

Frankly, I'd like to see the government get out of war altogether and leave the whole field to private industry. - Joseph Heller

But here's what I've learned in this war, in this country, in this city: to love the miracle of having been born. - Oriana Fallaci

My other brother-in-law died. He was a karate expert, then joined the army. The first time he saluted, he killed himself. - Henny Youngman

As long as war is regarded as wicked, it will always have its fascination. When it is looked upon as vulgar, it will cease to be popular. - Oscar Wilde

Mathematicians are like Frenchmen: whatever you say to them they translate into their own language and forthwith it is something entirely different. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


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15-Oct-2019