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#lost in translation

From TheJournal.ie Today FM team given stern talking to about 'weak c**k' comment Lost In Translation

Today FM team given stern talking to about 'weak c**k' comment

The presenter was talking about the literal translation of a German word.

15 sign translations that completely mangled the English language

“No romping in potato.”

From The42 'Jordan football...the future is good': Harry's interview after first win is brilliantly awkward Lost In Translation This post contains videos

'Jordan football...the future is good': Harry's interview after first win is brilliantly awkward

There wasn’t much banter to be had for the veteran manager.

From TheJournal.ie Failure to translate legislation after 11 years could see criminal cases dismissed Lost In Translation

Failure to translate legislation after 11 years could see criminal cases dismissed

The government has been given until 21 March to translate an almost 12-year-old act into Irish.

From The42 Chelsea defender calls Costa a 'cheat', backtracks and blames his poor English Lost In Translation

Chelsea defender calls Costa a 'cheat', backtracks and blames his poor English

Spanish international Costa and Brazilian defender Gabriel have been charged by the FA this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Space station astronauts just got a delivery of Bill Murray's favourite whiskey Relaxing Times

Space station astronauts just got a delivery of Bill Murray's favourite whiskey

Don’t worry, they’re not allowed drink it.

16 people around the world who think 'Aer Lingus' sounds filthy

They can’t get over it.

14 of the most unfortunate menu translation fails

Mmmmm, baked backwash with mushrooms.

From The42 'I wanted to slap Conor myself' - Even Jose Aldo's translator fancies a crack at McGregor Lost In Translation

Roger Moore says his 'racist' comments about a black Bond were 'lost in translation'

A magazine quoted Moore as saying that Idris Elba would be “unrealistic” as James Bond.

From TheJournal.ie YouTube absolutely mangled the subtitles on Michael D. Higgins' Paddy's Day address Lost In Translation
From The42 Rugby's Challenge Cup will provide a route into the Champions Cup after all Lost In Translation

Rugby's Challenge Cup will provide a route into the Champions Cup after all

Hopefully it’s not a route Connacht need to travel.

This US clothing brand name has a completely different meaning in Ireland

Impact Reduction Apparel is fine, don’t shorten it…

From TheJournal.ie Another English language college has closed Lost In Translation

Another English language college has closed

It is at least the eighth school to close in recent months.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The King of Monsters, America, and the legacy of the bomb – will Godzilla be done justice? Lost In Translation

Opinion: The King of Monsters, America, and the legacy of the bomb – will Godzilla be done justice?

Director Gareth Edwards must balance the demands of a big budget blockbuster with the historical and cultural importance of Godzilla. Not a simple task, as previous versions have shown.

From TheJournal.ie Column: What does ‘I love you’ mean? Lost In Translation

Column: What does ‘I love you’ mean?

I am Spanish. My husband is American. The first time I realised emotion words may not mean the same thing in different languages was when he first told me “I love you”, writes Cristina Soriano.

The internet has some excellent Irish language advice for tourists

Express yourself, as Gaeilge.

14 deeply unfortunate foreign words for everyday things

You’re never too old for a childish chuckle.

Bill Murray says Ireland is the "most beautiful country to play golf in"

He did a Reddit AMA, and Snoop Dogg showed up!

From The42 Luis Suarez: I did not say I will stay at Liverpool Lost In Translation

Luis Suarez: I did not say I will stay at Liverpool

The Uruguay striker denied making the comments after a national team game today.

From The42 'No one will wet their pants if we've to take penalties' - Thomas Müller Lost In Translation

'No one will wet their pants if we've to take penalties' - Thomas Müller

Looks like penalties aren’t going to scare Bayern Munich on Saturday.

Customer is unimpressed with Starbucks staff writing Vagina on her cup

The staff in Starbucks Hong Kong appear to have a bit to learn about American names.

From The42 ‘We are not England’ – Trap showed he doesn’t speak our language and doesn’t get us Opinion

‘We are not England’ – Trap showed he doesn’t speak our language and doesn’t get us

The manager’s post-match comments spoke volumes.

From The42 Wrong Georgia, Trap? Boys in Green line up un-glamorous friendly COYBIG

Wrong Georgia, Trap? Boys in Green line up un-glamorous friendly

A double header with the Faroes will be a tough sell.

From The42 Lampard and Cole could yet sign new Chelsea deals Lost In Translation

Lampard and Cole could yet sign new Chelsea deals

Rafa Benitez had previously claimed that the pair’s days at Stamford Bridge were numbered.

From The42 Your Bill Murray in Royal Portrush Picture of the Day Lost In Translation

Your Bill Murray in Royal Portrush Picture of the Day

But before icons like Rory McIlroy, Darren Clarke and Pádraig Harrington fill the spotlight, one Hollywood star took to the course today.

From The42 VIDEO: Bill Murray splashes around on a rain tarp at a Minor League baseball game Lost In Translation
The video that sums up the situation in Europe right now EU This post contains videos

The video that sums up the situation in Europe right now

This ad is from 2006 – but somehow seems rather pertinent this morning…