Monthly Archives: December 2017

Seven Translation fails from the year 2017

To mark the end of 2017, I just thought to share with you seven of the silliest translation fails which I have come across on the web this last month of 2017.

As a Hindi translator, it is my endeavor to deliver the best. Though I do my work seriously, this doesn’t hold true for all of us in the translation world. Many times, I work on review assignments, and often come across translation fails which do not seem to make any sense. Even if they do, they are totally irrelevant to the context. They may seem funny or weird to the reviewer, but are frustrating for the viewer.  Over to some crazy reading!

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Phil Mitchell@ TEDx Mile High-ER house call

Phil Mitchell @ TEDx Mile High

 An innovative idea for the betterment of society has been presented by Phil Mitchell @ TEDx Mile High. Just imagine, feeling really sick and not knowing what to do. But according to Dr. Mitchell’s ER house call, all you have to do is call a number and the person on the other end of the line will be there to help you through your crisis. He will ask your symptoms and also have full access to your medical records. He will be qualified enough to tell you if you can be treated at home or will need to move to the hospital. Not only this, a fully equipped ER will be at your door within no time. It will be from the comfort of your own home that things like stitches, IV fluids will be taken care of. 

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