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Posts Tagged ‘language’

It is Owl!

In Culture, Language, Travel on August 8, 2012 at 10:09 pm

“Sky, My husband!” is the name of a book a friend recently gave me. It is a book of french expressions translated into English: literally and then more correctly. The literal translation of course is much more fun, as the name of the book itself goes to show. Read the rest of this entry »

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Inglish!

In Random, Spain, Travel on February 14, 2012 at 6:50 pm

If ever you see pictures put up by English or American travellers in India on the various travel forums on the net, one of the frequently recurring themes is signs, placards or notices written in distorted English (er..English?). I admit some of them are real gems like “Child Bear”, Read the rest of this entry »