An imaginary route used to explain otherwise inexplicable lateness.
Francine: "Bob, you're two and a half hours late! What took you so long?!"
Bob: "I took the scenic route."
Francine: "Oh, okay. That excuse makes perfect sense and I have no questions pertaining to the circumstances of your lateness beyond that."
A hilariously bad attempt at translating something to English from any Asian language, most commonly Japanese.
"Hi, can I get some egg rolls?"
"Yes, we have many super octopus for you! It make happy power for you long time!"
"Does anyone work here who speaks fluent English? I couldn't understand any of that horrible mistranslasian you just made."