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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A good soldier is a poor scout. - Cheyenne Proverb

All's fair in love and war. - John Lyly

War hath no fury like a non-combatant. - C.E. Montague

Hockey is figure skating in a war zone. - Unknown

Poetry is what gets lost in translation. - Robert Frost

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

To jaw-jaw is always better than to war-war. - Winston Churchill

A war for a great principle ennobles a nation. - Albert Pike

The quickest way of ending a war is to lose it. - George Orwell

He everywhere sought excuses for stirring up war. - Livy

Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms. - Groucho Marx

In war there is no second prize for the runner-up. - Omar Bradley

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

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

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

Airplanes are interesting toys but of no military value. - Marechal Ferdinand Foch

France has lost the battle, but France has not lost the war. - Charles de Gaulle

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

The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting. - Sun Tzu

It is well that war is terrible. We should grow too fond of it. - Robert E Lee

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

Be harmonious with each other, enrich the soldiers, ignore all others. - Septimius Severus

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

In any war, the first casualty is common sense, and the second is free and open discussion. - James Reston

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

During World War II children were not allowed to trick or treat because there was a sugar shortage. - Linda Bozzo

If Joan of Arc could turn the tide of an entire war before her 18th birthday, you can get out of bed. - E. Jean Carroll

There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world, and that is an idea whose time has come. - Victor Hugo

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

I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones. - Albert Einstein

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

It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts. - Robert H. Schuller

I find capitalism repugnant. It is filthy, it is gross, it is alienating... because it causes war, hypocrisy and competition. - Fidel Castro

The Pentagon still has not given a name to the Iraqi war. Somehow 'Operation Re-elect Bush' doesn't seem to be popular. - Jay Leno

Once we have a war there is only one thing to do. It must be won. For defeat brings worse things than any that can ever happen in war. - Ernest Hemingway

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

Today is yesterday's victory, yesterday is tomorrow's conquest, and tomorrow is today's war. Though I face death, I am not fearsome. - Nadège Richards


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21-Jan-2019