Year of the whores ranks as one of the BBC's great subtitling blunders

Whenever I speak my pidgin Cantonese, I'm always careful with the word for the number nine.

That's because if I don't get the right pitch, it can be misconstrued as something obscene.

The BBC experienced a similar problem while ringing in the Lunar New Year.

According to The Drum, instead of writing "Year of the Horse", the British state broadcaster wrote "Year of the whores".

Oops...

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Dick Nasty
LOL!
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cathy
"Year of the Whores"-too funny.
Might be a good description for election years?
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