Something is Gained in Translation

I stopped at a convenience store this morning to get some snacks. I wondered what the marketing folks were trying to tell me about their product. Since I don’t read Japanese, I turned to Google Translate’s handy photo translation capability.

First Product, Chocolate covered puffed wheat:

Google Translate:

Wheat chocolate It is fragrant and nostalgic taste. It is a snack that stops when you eat.

Uh huh.
Second product, Squid Jerky:

Google Translate:

I baked about Kanamekara firmly. The taste spreads in the garbage mouth 16 g

You don’t say!

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