From Language Log: More Weird Translations

 Hide the satisfied store in statue of Buddha: This is what you get when you rely on a dictionary & do word-for-word "translation." In this case, there is the added confusion, if I'm understanding correctly, of moving between different writing systems.

Author: jd

Joseph Duemer is Professor of Literature Emeritus at Clarkson University in northern New York state. His most recent book of poems is Magical Thinking from Ohio State University Press. Since the mid-1990s he has spent a good deal of time in Vietnam, mostly Hanoi. He lives with his wife Carole & five terriers (four Jack Russells & one Patterdale) on the stony bank of the Raquette River in South Colton.