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A massive UK Facebook page really struggled with the subtitles on *that* Kerry bat video
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# Lost In Translation

A massive UK Facebook page really struggled with the subtitles on *that* Kerry bat video

Sep 6th 2017, 7:30 PM 8,040 Views 2 Comments

Tough gig.

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

Dec 3rd 2016, 11:00 AM 50,664 Views 37 Comments

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

15 sign translations that completely mangled the English language
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# Lost In Translation

15 sign translations that completely mangled the English language

Oct 6th 2016, 1:23 PM 6,157 Views 0 Comments

“No romping in potato.”

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

Mar 25th 2016, 2:05 PM 8,658 Views 2 Comments

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

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

Feb 16th 2016, 1:34 PM 15,073 Views 46 Comments

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

15 movie titles that got hilariously lost in translation
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# Hes A Ghost

15 movie titles that got hilariously lost in translation

Jan 11th 2016, 9:30 PM 16,811 Views 1 Comment

Not so direct.

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

Sep 21st 2015, 4:55 PM 9,858 Views 13 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 26th 2015, 6:05 AM 15,548 Views 10 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 10th 2015, 11:25 AM 21,942 Views 5 Comments

They can’t get over it.

This inadvertently rude t-shirt from China proves that some things are lost in translation
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# Oops

This inadvertently rude t-shirt from China proves that some things are lost in translation

May 28th 2015, 8:25 AM 6,348 Views 2 Comments

Oh dear.

14 of the most unfortunate menu translation fails
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# Lost In Translation

14 of the most unfortunate menu translation fails

Apr 30th 2015, 1:00 PM 7,764 Views 1 Comment

Mmmmm, baked backwash with mushrooms.

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

'I wanted to slap Conor myself' - Even Jose Aldo's translator fancies a crack at McGregor

Apr 9th 2015, 6:10 PM 7,345 Views 2 Comments

Better call Saul.

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

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

Mar 28th 2015, 5:00 PM 4,857 Views 14 Comments

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

YouTube absolutely mangled the subtitles on Michael D. Higgins' Paddy's Day address
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# Lost In Translation

YouTube absolutely mangled the subtitles on Michael D. Higgins' Paddy's Day address

Mar 17th 2015, 5:09 PM 23,264 Views 25 Comments

YouTube doesn’t understand Gaeilge.

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

Jan 26th 2015, 2:26 PM 8,770 Views 7 Comments

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

This US clothing brand name has a completely different meaning in Ireland
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# Lost In Translation

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

Jan 1st 2015, 4:35 PM 6,627 Views 4 Comments

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

Another English language college has closed
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Another English language college has closed

Nov 3rd 2014, 1:08 PM 11,140 Views 30 Comments

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

Tesco cash machine in Wales accidentally offers people ‘free erections’
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# Tesco Fail

Tesco cash machine in Wales accidentally offers people ‘free erections’

Oct 29th 2014, 9:16 AM 3,081 Views 2 Comments

Well that’s convenient.

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

May 3rd 2014, 7:00 PM 302 Views 27 Comments

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.

Column: What does ‘I love you’ mean?
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Column: What does ‘I love you’ mean?

Mar 29th 2014, 7:00 PM 137 Views 29 Comments

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
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# PS I Love You

The internet has some excellent Irish language advice for tourists

Mar 28th 2014, 8:12 AM 8,377 Views 1 Comment

Express yourself, as Gaeilge.

14 deeply unfortunate foreign words for everyday things
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# Oh Grow Up

14 deeply unfortunate foreign words for everyday things

Mar 18th 2014, 9:30 PM 44,350 Views 62 Comments

You’re never too old for a childish chuckle.

Bill Murray says Ireland is the "most beautiful country to play golf in"
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# Ask Me Anything

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

Jan 18th 2014, 11:44 AM 22,316 Views 25 Comments

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

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

Aug 14th 2013, 7:52 PM 4,577 Views 8 Comments

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

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

May 24th 2013, 7:17 PM 1,152 Views 0 Comments

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

Customer is unimpressed with Starbucks staff writing Vagina on her cup
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# Lost In Translation

Customer is unimpressed with Starbucks staff writing Vagina on her cup

Apr 30th 2013, 8:00 PM 3,198 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Mar 27th 2013, 11:09 AM 20,801 Views 101 Comments

The manager’s post-match comments spoke volumes.

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

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

Mar 7th 2013, 5:54 PM 2,447 Views 6 Comments

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

Lampard and Cole could yet sign new Chelsea deals
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Lampard and Cole could yet sign new Chelsea deals

Dec 3rd 2012, 7:31 AM 762 Views 0 Comments

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

Your Bill Murray in Royal Portrush Picture of the Day
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Your Bill Murray in Royal Portrush Picture of the Day

Jun 25th 2012, 5:54 PM 3,401 Views 5 Comments

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

VIDEO: Bill Murray splashes around on a rain tarp at a Minor League baseball game
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VIDEO: Bill Murray splashes around on a rain tarp at a Minor League baseball game

Jun 11th 2012, 2:46 PM 481 Views 0 Comments

Sure, why wouldn’t he?

The video that sums up the situation in Europe right now
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# EU

The video that sums up the situation in Europe right now

Dec 9th 2011, 12:29 PM 3,425 Views 1 Comment

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