Lost in Translation: The English Language Taken Hostage at Home and Abroad

Lost in Translation: The English Language Taken Hostage at Home and Abroad

by Chris Stone
     
 

Wacky, weird, and wonderful snapshots of the English language being abused around the world
 Whether it's unforgivable grammar, bad spelling, or just plain old terrible translations, these 140 photos demonstrate how the world's favorite language is treated when it travels. From hilarious street signs to dreadful translations to an

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Wacky, weird, and wonderful snapshots of the English language being abused around the world
 Whether it's unforgivable grammar, bad spelling, or just plain old terrible translations, these 140 photos demonstrate how the world's favorite language is treated when it travels. From hilarious street signs to dreadful translations to an assortment of wonderful unintentional wordplay, this book will make English readers laugh out loud at the things that can be lost in translation, never to be found again—and will remind them to always use spellcheck!

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ISBN-13:
9781907554551
Publisher:
Anova Books
Publication date:
06/19/2012
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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