silly translations

EstairM at EstairM at
Tue Sep 21 03:39:05 EDT 2004

> Does anyone have any anecdotes of silly mistakes in
At the greengrocer, I noticed among other spice mixtures (Spice For 
Schnitzel, Spice For Fish) Spice For Packer.  This puzzled me a bit until I read the 
label in Hebrew.  The spice mixture was for rice.  

O-rez is rice.  o-REZ is someone who packs.  They must have looked at the 
wrong line in the dictionary.  I hope.  Because I seriously doubt that cooking 
packers is legal.  Let alone kosher.

Esther in Israel 
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