UK: Study reveals common gaffes when using a foreign language

Francis Hult francis.hult at utsa.edu
Wed Oct 27 14:02:21 UTC 2010


Telegraph

 

Study reveals common gaffes when using a foreign language

 

Calling Greek locals a "squid", asking for a "condom" at the breakfast table, and declaring yourself "pregnant" to a French waiter are among the most common mistakes made by Britons attempting to speak a foreign language while abroad.

 

Full story:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/weird-wide-world/8087500/Study-reveals-common-gaffes-when-using-a-foreign-language.html

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