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06:01 Jun 19, 2001
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
French term or phrase: Dilemma of the day
Name for a sail boat
mike
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Summary of answers provided
naQuasse-tête-QuotidienLarry Vance
naNot only should you not translate it, a boat's name is never normally changed.
Nikki Scott-Despaigne
naCasse-tête du jour OR dilemme du jour
jgal


  

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6 mins
Casse-tête du jour OR dilemme du jour


Explanation:
But as stated in response to your previous posting, for proper names it is best not to translate them...

jgal
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56 mins
Not only should you not translate it, a boat's name is never normally changed.


Explanation:
The world of sailing is shrouded (no pun intended!) in mystery and superstition...

Nikki

Nikki Scott-Despaigne
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idiot and an asshole
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Comment: idiot and an asshole

4 hrs
Quasse-tête-Quotidien


Explanation:
Okay, I'll play the game. Since you've given two variations on the same theme, my guess is you're not looking for a translation of something you've seen but a unique and catchy sounding French version of "Daily Dilemma" for the christening of a new boat! This play on words may do the trick.

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