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Oct 25, 2012

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Hi all,

If you have enjoyed the recent Failed in translation video you cannot miss this new video on Some misconceptions and some facts about (freelance) translators.

Do you have any other misconception or fact to add to this list?


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Alison Sparks  Identity Verified
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I love it Oct 25, 2012

The whole thing is just great, and the background music fits so well too.

It's the bit about pyjamas which is me!!!

I'm having a super day so far, what with an e-card for my birthday which made me roar with laughter, and now this video. It's one big cheesy grin day

Thanks Romina

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texjax DDS PhD  Identity Verified
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Awesome Oct 26, 2012

Thanks, that was so funny!

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Jenny Forbes  Identity Verified
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How true! Oct 26, 2012

I enjoyed it - especially the salsa music (well, you could dance salsa to it (while thinking about translation) - I'm a keen salsista.

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svenfrade  Identity Verified
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Thanks Oct 26, 2012

I really enjoyed that. And the bit about the pyjamas is certainly me as well.

Would have loved to watch the "Failed in translation" video as well, but – of course – it is not available in Germany...

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