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21:39 Oct 25, 2007
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Swedish to English translations [PRO] Marketing - Idioms / Maxims / Sayings / Item on a list "all in a day's work"
Swedish term or phrase:Yllebyxor (in this somewhat scanty context)
- This is an item on a list of one-word jobs and activities that fill the working hours of a sales and marketing employee.
Some are straightforward, like Eventplan, Julbordannons, Reklam, Trycksaker...
With others there is a slight twinkle in the eye:
Öl och andet
-- which come in that order at the end of the list.
Apart from the more or less literal meanings, is there some allusion that is lost on me?
The salesman works in Stockholm, but in my neck of the woods it's been a long week, it's nearly midnight, and my brain is about to seize up :-)
Sorry, I should have closed this before.
I fiddled an almost complete alphabet, as several things (HK/HQ, Information, even Quality were the same in the source as the target... and others could be reshuffled.
So 'Warm woolly pants in winter' were allocated to W, and it ended with 'You need a beer... an Xtra... Zzzzzzz."