“In Coleslaw” – Please
Last updated: April 25th, 2012 by admin
Translating can be edgy business – especially in commerce and marketing. Despite epic and well-known translation blunders such as “Nothing sucks like an Electrolux”, professionals (?) around the world still come up with new mix-ups every day. Have a look at this care label on a piece of Chinese clothing:
Or, as a friend’s granny used to say tongue-in-cheek: Grease stains on clothes last much longer if you rub butter into them twice a week.
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