My favorite (favourite) lost in translation so far…

I was in a conversation with a couple of English colleagues, and we were talking about Pubs and the subtle but important rules of etiquette involved in ordering drink(s) at a pub. One of my colleagues asked me:

How do you find pubs?

I was mildly surprised by the question, as I had just delivered a masterclass of information on the unspoken queuing process and interactions with the publicant and fellow punters… and her question seemed to be challenging whether or not I was able to even physically locate a Pub. I answered:

I look for the signs, mostly… but also check out ratings on Google places

Turns out, she was asking whether I liked pubs… How do you find them, as in: I find this pub very relaxing. Everyone had a good laugh at my expense.

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