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Thread poster: Susan Welsh

Susan Welsh  Identity Verified
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Mar 6, 2009

Could a poorly translated word start World War III?
Michele Berdy's column from Moscow is more poignant than funny. It is certainly a testimonial to the importance of doing our job right.

http://www.themoscowtimes.com/article/1022/42/375124.htm

Susan


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Vito Smolej
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The problem is ... Mar 7, 2009

Susan Welsh wrote:

Could a poorly translated word start World War III?
Michele Berdy's column from Moscow is more poignant than funny. It is certainly a testimonial to the importance of doing our job right.

http://www.themoscowtimes.com/article/1022/42/375124.htm

Susan

... that Mike Dell does not speak German - Putin does and well (g). Although "was kann ich für Sie tun?" could probably get "mixed reviews" as well.


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Vito


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