Thanksgiving is near and so is that Bottomless Pit

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As the US holiday of Thanksgiving approaches, we would like to extend our appreciation to our clients and prospects by presenting some amusing examples to brighten your day. As you will see, some sentences are clear and can translate well. In others, the word order or word choice changes the meaning into something humorous.Actual reasons […]

Jazz, Squid, Earthquakes, Trudeau and Thor – The Friday Funnies are here

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Over the river and through the woods, to Grandmother’s house we go! November, the month of turkey and stuffing, pumpkin pies and cranberry sauce, and tipsy old uncles who always say the wrong thing during Thanksgiving dinner! November marks the start of the holiday season. The beginning of two months of family, friends and food. So, […]

How wrong translations led to wars and bloopers

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Many people assume that if others can speak a language, they can translate it. If you are talking about simple sentences such as, “I would like some beer,” the answer is probably correct. If you are talking about business, technical or political issues, incorrect translations have led to extremely serious consequences. Vietnam On August 2, […]