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Thread poster: Elizabeth Sumner
Elizabeth Sumner
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Feb 17, 2006

This article is not strictly about translation but it has just brightened my morning. It appears in today's issue of The Times and if you can understand it all, you're a better man than I am!

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2-2044670,00.html

English takes a serious beating in clear case of police brutality
By Alan Hamilton

Lizzy


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Kurt Porter  Identity Verified
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Something wrong with the link Feb 17, 2006

Elizabeth Sumner wrote:

This article is not strictly about translation but it has just brightened my morning. It appears in today's issue of The Times and if you can understand it all, you're a better man than I am!

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2-2044670,00.html

English takes a serious beating in clear case of police brutality
By Alan Hamilton

Lizzy


Would you repost please? Thank you.


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Elizabeth Sumner
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Crimes against the English language - link Feb 17, 2006

Hi, if you copy and paste the entire link (incl. commas, etc) into the address bar then it'll work. Otherwise, the article can be found on the following page under Editor's Choice:

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/

Lizzy


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Here you go, Kurt Feb 17, 2006

Kurt Porter wrote:

Elizabeth Sumner wrote:

This article is not strictly about translation but it has just brightened my morning. It appears in today's issue of The Times and if you can understand it all, you're a better man than I am!

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2-2044670,00.html

English takes a serious beating in clear case of police brutality
By Alan Hamilton

Lizzy


Would you repost please? Thank you.


I was curious myself, so I went to the times online website and tried their search function. It was well worth it...

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2-2044670,00.html

Strange. I copied and pasted the whole link, but for some reason, it gets cut in two. I guess you'll just have to copy and paste the whole thing, Kurt.



[Edited at 2006-02-17 11:36]


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Jack Doughty  Identity Verified
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Post deleted at moderator's request Feb 17, 2006



[Edited at 2006-02-17 17:25]


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oxygen4u
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Amazing Feb 17, 2006

I'm lost for words!!


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Daniel Bird  Identity Verified
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It's no defence of course... Feb 17, 2006

...but I take it the piece was translated into English from a Welsh original?
The Met Police admittedly don't even have to go to those lengths to confuse us...
Evening all
DB


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Jalapeno
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For future reference... Feb 17, 2006

I know it's not necessary in this case any longer, but it would have been possible to reach the article by simply copying the whole link provided by the person who opened the thread and coyping it into your browser. No need to search the times site...



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Piotr Wargan  Identity Verified
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So, the man who wrote our Tax Law emigrated to the UK... Feb 17, 2006

and still no one can understand what he is saying
Oh my...


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Magda Dziadosz  Identity Verified
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Jack, please remove your post Feb 17, 2006

Jack Doughty wrote:

Found it by search, but as it's such a bother, why not post the whole thing here?




Because of the Copyright Policy of Times Online,.(please see under Acceptable Use): http://www.timesonline.co.uk/section/0,,497,00.html

and Rule No 11 of ProZ.com Forum Rules

Magda

PS Thank you!

[Edited at 2006-02-17 20:01]


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