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Italy, Macedonia: Funny (and Inappropriate) Country Name Translation

Macedonian portal Press24 published [mk] a photo posted by a Facebook user who discovered that instead of Macedonia, a display with telephone country codes at Milan airport featured the words “Fruit Salad” – which is synonymous with “Macedonia” in Italian, Spanish and some other languages. According to Google Translate, the only Italian-to-English translation of the word “Macedonia” is “fruit salad.”

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