Off topic: How not to win friends and influence people
Thread poster: Charles Ek
| | sarandor
Local time: 11:38
English to Russian
| Peregruzka - perezagruzka || Mar 7, 2009 |
Instead of 'perezagruzka' (reset), they used 'peregruzka' (can be translated as 'overcharge' or 'overload'). Just two letters made all the difference. Someone at the State Department must be very embarassed right now.
Local time: 17:38
Italian to English
| Excessively price and overinflated || Mar 7, 2009 |
What is excessively priced is US education (not to mention real estate, medical care, etc.) and, most of all I would say, overinflated is the hubris of the US ruling class.
| | Heinrich Pesch
Local time: 18:38
Finnish to German
| Why not "Reset" || Mar 8, 2009 |
Spelled in cyrillic, it would mean the same as reset in English. Or am I too simplistic?
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