[OT] Languages and cultures (was Re: survey)

Martin Baxter mb.userev at harbourhosting.co.uk
Sat Feb 20 06:03:05 CST 2010


Kay C Lan wrote:
> On a slightly different note, it's always good to see when someone
> tries to do the right thing and translate their signs into a foreign
> language to help tourists. Of course it would help a lot more if they
> actually used a native speaker, rather than the www:
> 
> http://www.kirainet.com/images/errortranslate.jpg
> 
> The correct translation would be Dining Room, or maybe Restaurant,
> depending on the actual establishment.

In Wales, signs have to be bilingual. Quality control is not all it
might be though...

<http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/wales/7702913.stm>

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