Daily Archives: June 30, 2013

“Lost in Translation”

June 30, 2013 by in category Sign Language, Spell check

On the subject of errors in translation and proofreading, I came across this interesting blog post (www.thethinkingblog.com) about some amusing but costly translation errors. When Parker Pen marketed a ball-point pen in Mexico, its ads were supposed to have read, “It won’t leak in your pocket and embarrass you.” The company thought that the word […]

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