Off topic: Man wakes up and doesn't speak his native language
Thread poster: Orrin Cummins

Orrin Cummins  Identity Verified
Japan
Local time: 03:50
Japanese to English
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Jul 23, 2013

http://us.cnn.com/2013/07/16/health/amnesia-swedish/?iref=obinsite

I know it's wrong but I couldn't help but thinking as I read this, "Well, at least he wasn't a translator..."


 

Kay Denney  Identity Verified
France
Local time: 20:50
Member (Apr 2018)
French to English
Now why would that be wrong? Jul 23, 2013

Now why would that be wrong?

Imagine if it did happen to a translator, it would be terrible!

I would enjoy reading Oliver Sacks on such a case, I'm sure he would have an interesting take on it.


 

finnword1
United States
Local time: 14:50
English to Finnish
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must be one of those Pimsleur customers : ) Jul 24, 2013

(translate any language in 20 days)

 


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