[Ads-l] Gained in mistranslation

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Thu Sep 28 04:29:02 UTC 2017

A friend sent me this link, knowing I'd enjoy the article.

Also relevant to this audience, "BWEE" isn't an acronym, it's their
interjection of joy or delight. I don't think I've encountered it elsewhere.


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Date: Sep 8, 2017 12:24 AM
Subject: this is beautiful

How translation errors rendered a shirt that means exactly the opposite of
what the creator meant for it to. BWEE.

Read till the end. It's mostly about Irish and only a little about US


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