Off topic: Near miss - what I almost put
Thread poster: Robin Salmon
Robin Salmon  Identity Verified
Australia
Local time: 15:03
German to English
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Oct 8, 2003

Glad I noticed this proud effort of mine in my translation about winter sports:

Two traditional trails and one for skating guarantee unadulterated enjoyment of the runs.


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Giles Watson  Identity Verified
Italy
Local time: 07:03
Italian to English
Going downhill fast Oct 8, 2003

Robin Salmon wrote:

Two traditional trails and one for skating guarantee unadulterated enjoyment of the runs.


Hi Robin,

Were you piste when you wrote it?

Giles


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Alison Schwitzgebel
France
Local time: 07:03
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Glad you caught it... Oct 8, 2003

Robin Salmon wrote:
Two traditional trails and one for skating guarantee unadulterated enjoyment of the runs.


Coulda been messy!!!!!

teee heeee


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AngieD  Identity Verified
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a slippery slope sometimes... Oct 8, 2003

good you spotted it
Angie


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Cilian O'Tuama
Local time: 07:03
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reminds me of the TV reporter Oct 8, 2003

Heinz Maegerlein who opened his commentary on a skiing race with the legendary words: "Tausende standen an den Hängen und Pisten (pissten)".

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invguy  Identity Verified
Bulgaria
Local time: 08:03
English to Bulgarian
LOL! Oct 8, 2003

Cilian O'Tuama wrote:

Heinz Maegerlein who opened his commentary on a skiing race with the legendary words: "Tausende standen an den Hängen und Pisten (pissten)".


A pretty vivid picture...

Robin's example is also a keeper... a bit more sophisticated, maybe...


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