"Vamanos" and "Andale, Jose!", seriously?
Thread poster: RominaZ

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I searching language-related news I came across this news whose content some may find funny in itself, but what struck me the most are the Spanish translations provided for the phrases "Let's go" and "Go Joe", see below:

The versions that went on sale Monday are imprinted with “Vamos Jose!” The original shorts, also $15, feature a sheriff’s star and a “Go Joe” logo.

“Vamos” translates to “We go” in English. A similar-sounding word, “Vamanos,” means “Let’s go!” in Spanish. A more accurate translation of “Go Joe!” would be “Andale, Jose!”


Source: Washington Post


 


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