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On Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 11:23 AM, Lorenzo Donati <> wrote:
I wonder how many English words mean something ugly in languages with a different origin (i.e. non-indoeuropean), say, Chinese, Japanese or Corean!

Famously the Toyota "MR2" sports car just-about translates phonetically to "shit" in French.

("Em" - "Err" - "Deux"  sounds like "Merde")