- Cocktails with bites on us -> Cócteles que nos comen
- Ash cloud already in Asia, says the Spanish press
Malaprensa has from JMNoticias a stupendous English-Spanish cockup. Reuters put out a story in English explaining that the chaos caused in Europe by ash from Eyjafjallajökull was leading to knock-on problems for Asian airports forced to deal with thousands of stranded passengers. The Spanish news agency Europa Press mistranslated this as the ash cloud itself having arrived …
- A fencer called Fencer
Check out fellow-moaner, Malaprensa. Nigerian president, Goodluck Jonathan, will need it, and if John Baker is permissible, then why not the other way round more generally – Ayudaporelamordedios Rajoy, for example?
- TheReader.es: the make, mannequin and year of registration of the automobile
At least when the Guardian rips off Spanish publications it doesn’t rely on MT for the end result.
I don’t think this unattributed story over at TheReader.es is plagiarised word-for-word, but rather that a Spanish speaker has made minor modifications, in Spanish, to a piece found elsewhere and then hit Google Translate for that authentic touch. A …