Lisa Lopes, a Cape Verdean singer-songwriter, innocently tweeted a photo of herself with the Papiamento phrase “Mi ta bon,” which translates to “I am good.”
However, the phrase’s inadvertent translation in Twi, a Ghanaian language, is “My fart smells,” which causes Ghanaians to laugh.
This resulted in a flood of responses and parodies across various online platforms, prompting Lisa to delete the tweet.
A recent remark by Cape Verdean singer/songwriter Lisa Lopes has ignited social media, eliciting a flurry of responses from Ghanaian internet users.
In the tweet, Lopes innocently captioned her photo with “Mi ta bon,” written in her native language, Papiamento.
However, the phrase’s inadvertent translation into Twi, a Ghanaian language, has amused Ghanaians greatly.
Lisa Lopes had no idea that “Mi ta bon” in Twi actually means “My fart smells.” This hilarious translation error has caused Ghanaians to burst into fits of hilarity, resulting in a deluge of responses and memes flooding online platforms.
While the tweet was intended to convey a positive message in Papiamento, which Google Translate translates as “I’m fine,” the unintended twist caused her to delete the tweet in anger.
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