Lost in Translation


My friend Friday sent me a link to this article on the BBC. Everything in Wales is bilingual -- English and Welsh. Or Welsh and English, depending on who you ask. They take it very seriously here and the occasional gaffe is not always taken lightly (except by cheeky Canadian interlopers).

In English the above sign says, "No entry for heavy goods vehicles. Residential site only." Of course it is meant to say the same thing in Welsh but instead reads, "I am not in the office at the moment. Send any work to be translated."

Tee hee.

Via the BBC.

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