Lost in Translation Tag/Post Preview

I’ve seen this one at both Leah’s Books and Beyond the Read, and decided it would be a fun way to preview my next post. Can you guess what I’m reviewing next?

The Lost in Translation Tag was created by Eryn @ Love Your Shelf.

GIF image from The Princess Bride.  Inigo Montoya says to Vizzini: "You keep using that word.  I do not think it means what you think it means."

Da Rulez:

  1. Pick the last book you read.
  2. Put that book in Google Translate and translate it into 3 different languages, then back to English. (Please put which languages you used to translate them!)
  3. See how close (or how far) it is to the original book title.
  4. Lastly, put the original book title at the bottom and talk about your last read!

Obviously, I’m not doing #4 until my next post. Also, this was so much fun I decided to do it three times — triple the Google Translate hilarity!

Share your best guesses in the comments!

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Legendary Legend

English –> Maori –> Lithuanian –> Basque –> English

GIF image of Barney Stinson from How I Met Your Mother, saying "It's gonna be legen wait for it dary."

Fiction Fiction Quarterly

English –> Amharic –> Korean –> Javanese –> English

I mean…thumbs up for effort?

Grinning face with sweat drop emoji.

Legend Composer Dashboard

English –> Corsican –> Maori –> Lithuanian –> English

I…I have no idea, Bookwyrms. Do with that what you will.

GIF image of Lindsay Ellis, formerly the Nostalgia Chick, raising her palms upward and shrugging dramatically.


Princess Bride GIF from gifer.

How I Met Your Mother GIF from giphy.

Grinning Sweat Drop Emoji from emojis.wiki.

Lindsay Ellis Shrug GIF from gfycat.


    • LOL! I’d love to read a book about driving sirens! Well, there is a chase scene in one of the Toby books involving a mermaid racing down a steep San Francisco street in a wheelchair (she doesn’t feel like wearing her legs atm). 🙃

  1. Oh, that’s so cruel that you aren’t going to share what the titles are in this post! I’m going to be wondering what they are, because I have absolutely no idea what they could possibly be 😂

  2. I’m so confuuuuuuuused!!! I have no idea if this was multiple books or not or if it we saw the original title or not and now I just don’t know if I missed something or not.

    Wait, reading the comments. So it was one title and we did not get to see the original. OK. Phew!

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