Take at least a phrasebook, if not an interpreter, if you come from Distantlandia and want to visit the German police.
- ¿Pero este a quién se ha follado?
Doing the rounds, and sent this way by Carlos Ferrero Martín. Comments on the post say the Spanish TV interpreter is
- Basque prefers shitting blood to speaking Spanish
Better hurry up with that Darwin Award.
- Der Führer and I: misinterpretation as a smart career move
Unprofessional Translation, one of the most interesting translation blogs out there, has introduced me to a wonderful anecdote, which apparently comes
- Anglo-Saxon spam and the Klingon 5th column
The studied use of archaicisms, vowel transposition and misspelled euphemism means that in spam a couple of hundred English proto-dialects are
- Beiman = basement
Over at Court Interpreter.