Man orders size 14.5 slipper and gets size 1,450 after 'mistranslation in China'

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probably a PR stunt Oct 21, 2011

This has been revealed to be a PR stunt, and nothing to do with a translation error. If you follow the link to the current version on the Telegraph's site, the title and body of the article have both been changed.

See also the debunking by the Guardian: http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/reality-check-with-polly-curtis
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This has been revealed to be a PR stunt, and nothing to do with a translation error. If you follow the link to the current version on the Telegraph's site, the title and body of the article have both been changed.

See also the debunking by the Guardian: http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/reality-check-with-polly-curtis/2011/oct/20/monster-slipper-stunt?INTCMP=SRCH

This post should probably be removed from the Proz site.
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