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These 28 Chinese mistranslated signs will make you laugh and cry

China is a fascinating place, but don’t be surprised if sometimes the English-speaking tourists find themselves a little confused — or amused at the some of the issues the country has with clumsy translation practices.

The greatest thing about these little gems is the mental images they induce. Check them out:

1. How?

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2. Only when Greenstuffs?

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3. DO NOT use in case of fire.

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4. Just as long as you do it carefully.

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5. Husbands are best when roasted.

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6. Definitely worth looking out for.

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7. Sounds delish.

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8. This could be interesting.

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9. Our thoughts exactly.

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10. Thanks for the heads up.

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11. Did it have to?

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12. Fresh is the worst.

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13. Okay.

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14. You are the best!

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15. Agreed.

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16. Do tell.

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17. This should be mandatory at all housewarming parties.

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18. It’s everywhere.

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19. Girdle food had better be edible.

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20. For some strange reason this makes sense.

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21. Appetizer.

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22. [sad face]

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23. That’s not very nice.

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24. Help.

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25. Wait…is this Texas?

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26. Avoid this highway at all costs.

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27. Hmmm…

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28. What do grass dream?

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