Lost in Translation: How Direct translation Can go Wrong

03/05/2018

A cute story from the world of diplomacy. I do love that the French President delivers speeches and makes statements in English instead of relying on a translator. But even the most skilled language user can sometimes trip up as shown here in the article I Can’t Stop Listening to the French President Calling the Australian Prime Minister’s Wife ‘Delicious’ https://www.thecut.com/2018/05/french-president-calls-australian-prime-minister-wife-delicious.html?utm_medium=s1&utm_source=fb&utm_campaign=nym

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Language Humor

13/03/2018

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How Digital Translations Don’t Always Work: Examples

04/03/2018

All of us have seen examples of translation fails. Here are some restaurant ones, have fun: https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/why-bad-menu-translations-fails


ESL Humor

25/02/2018

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Bilingual Humor

16/02/2018

I apologize but I do not know who came up with this and deserves credit.

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A Fun Chart on Why To StudyNew Languages With a Friend

26/01/2018

copied from Steve the vagabond and silly linguist

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Happy New Year, Make it a Good one!

02/01/2018

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