How Kissing, Barking, And Other Things Sound In Different Languages
James Chapman is a young Manchester-based physicist and designer who makes witty posters and cartoons that show how common words and expressions sound in different languages. Chapman’s best-known works revolve around translating various animal sound words, or onomatopeias, into many different languages. Some of his more recent works, however, show us what kinds of expressions and interjections people use in various situations by people from all over the world.
Here are a few of Chapman’s best translations to color your own vocabulary – who knows, maybe they’ll come in handy some day!