Off topic: The flirtatious cellar
Thread poster: Jenny Forbes

Jenny Forbes  Identity Verified
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Aug 15, 2007

I've just got to tell someone. I just Googled to check some info. for a translation I'm doing about a new museum in Spain. Found the website, in both Spanish and English.
The English translation was appallingly bad, but the bit that caught my eye said the museum had "a flirtatious cellar" attached.
When I checked the Spanish, it said "una coqueta bodega".
How lovely. Reminiscent of Edward Gory's creepy and curious cartoons?
Regards,
Jenny.


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xxxLia Fail  Identity Verified
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How "big" is "big"?! Aug 15, 2007

Jenny Forbes wrote:

I've just got to tell someone. I just Googled to check some info. for a translation I'm doing about a new museum in Spain. Found the website, in both Spanish and English.
The English translation was appallingly bad, but the bit that caught my eye said the museum had "a flirtatious cellar" attached.
When I checked the Spanish, it said "una coqueta bodega".
How lovely. Reminiscent of Edward Gory's creepy and curious cartoons?
Regards,
Jenny.


Great, I also loved the "big German"!


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Ken Cox  Identity Verified
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nice name for a wine shop, though... Aug 15, 2007

what a hoot!

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