You’ve all heard the horror stories about some dude who went to get a tattoo that says “peace” in Mandarin Chinese and left with the words “angry sexy fire robot” displayed on his skin forever.

It’s rarely considered that this sort of thing could also happen in reverse on the other side of the globe though, with the lovely folk of Asia sporting phrases in English that sound more like the work of a random word generator than Plato or Aristotle.

As is humanity though, of course this is the case – though we’re not talking tattoos here. It turns out that across the continent of Asia you can find some rather, err, special t-shirts that have taken on the language of English and gloriously failed. Here are just a few…