An advert for eating young live crab? Of course not: it’s a mistranslated wine label, discovered by the excellent Warren Edwardes. I’m guessing that this is the Casa de la Viña 2010 Chardonnay, whose translated web puff is better, though by no means faultless.
- Author Translation, a literary translation agency
The excellent Victoria Strauss of Writer Beware, dedicated to exposing literary scams, has discovered Author Translation. This agency appears to specialise in EN->ES at extremely low prices – 0.02$ per translated word is quoted. As Victoria notes, they find English a struggle, but the sample Spanish translation provided (grab) -of an Arthurian romance self-published by one Kim
- Katie Price to run language services for Barcelona Council?
The Melonfight Strumpdom of Jordan – more dark-veiled Cotytto in the Daily Mirror photo – has, presumably according to her media pimp, made an insignificant error in a text to some other debauched nonentity, thus distracting the organ of the socialist revival from a more serious task at hand. FT has enquired circumspectly of the Ayuntamiento de …
- Seniorita’s sauna and massage parlour, Chatsworth Road, Clapton, London
Google Brain is rounding off this blog’s already manifest redundancy, so let’s treasure Seniorita’s while we may:
Senioritas At 2 chatsworth rd london E5 you will find a mp with about 8 young chinese
- French lessons: Grannie on her bike rides across the pool
Boby Lapointe, an obsessive, deranged comic genius who seems to have drunk himself to death aged 50, points to one of the delicious traps lying in wait for elephants who proceed beyond their French-English phrasebooks – the fact that of the supposed infinity of possible sentences in natural language, most are nonsense:
- As Pontes’ clitoris festival
La Voz de Galicia, the oldest Google source for the story, says that the council of Puentes de García Rodríguez posted the work of Google Translate on its website, but I can’t find a screengrab.
The town principal sector is