English may be the global lingua franca, spoken as a first language by the majority populations in the U.S., United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, Ireland and New Zealand. It is also the official language of almost 60 sovereign states around the world. Yet, it doesn’t come easy to many.
Words have a way of losing their meaning in translation and perhaps the English language suffers more than any other when it comes to use around the word.
The following are some hilarious and at times cringeworthy examples: