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# lost-in-translation - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

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

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

Sep 6th 2017, 7:30 PM 8,042 Views 2 Comments

Tough gig.

# lost-in-translation - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Today FM team given stern talking to about 'weak c**k' comment
# Lost In Translation
# Lost In Translation

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

Dec 3rd 2016, 11:00 AM 50,671 Views 37 Comments

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

# lost-in-translation - Thursday 6 October, 2016

15 sign translations that completely mangled the English language
# Lost In Translation
From The Daily Edge
# 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.”

# lost-in-translation - Friday 25 March, 2016

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

'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.

# lost-in-translation - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Failure to translate legislation after 11 years could see criminal cases dismissed
# Lost In Translation
# Lost In Translation

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

Feb 16th 2016, 1:34 PM 15,078 Views 46 Comments

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

# lost-in-translation - Monday 11 January, 2016

15 movie titles that got hilariously lost in translation
# Hes A Ghost
From The Daily Edge
# Hes A Ghost

15 movie titles that got hilariously lost in translation

Jan 11th 2016, 9:30 PM 16,864 Views 1 Comment

Not so direct.

# lost-in-translation - Monday 21 September, 2015

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

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.

# lost-in-translation - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

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

# lost-in-translation - Friday 10 July, 2015

16 people around the world who think 'Aer Lingus' sounds filthy
# Dirtbirds
From The Daily Edge
# Dirtbirds

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

Jul 10th 2015, 11:25 AM 22,189 Views 5 Comments

They can’t get over it.

# lost-in-translation - Thursday 28 May, 2015

This inadvertently rude t-shirt from China proves that some things are lost in translation
# Oops
From The Daily Edge
# 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.

# lost-in-translation - Thursday 30 April, 2015

14 of the most unfortunate menu translation fails
# Lost In Translation
From The Daily Edge
# Lost In Translation

14 of the most unfortunate menu translation fails

Apr 30th 2015, 1:00 PM 7,796 Views 1 Comment

Mmmmm, baked backwash with mushrooms.

# lost-in-translation - Thursday 9 April, 2015

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

# lost-in-translation - Saturday 28 March, 2015

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

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

Mar 28th 2015, 5:00 PM 4,880 Views 14 Comments

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

# lost-in-translation - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

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

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

Mar 17th 2015, 5:09 PM 23,266 Views 25 Comments

YouTube doesn’t understand Gaeilge.

# lost-in-translation - Monday 26 January, 2015

Rugby's Challenge Cup will provide a route into the Champions Cup after all
# Lost In Translation
From The42
# Lost In Translation

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

Jan 26th 2015, 2:26 PM 8,771 Views 7 Comments

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

# lost-in-translation - Thursday 1 January, 2015

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

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

Jan 1st 2015, 4:35 PM 6,628 Views 4 Comments

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

# lost-in-translation - Monday 3 November, 2014

Another English language college has closed
# Lost In Translation
# Lost In Translation

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.

# lost-in-translation - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Tesco cash machine in Wales accidentally offers people ‘free erections’
# Tesco Fail
From The Daily Edge
# 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.

# lost-in-translation - Saturday 3 May, 2014

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

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

May 3rd 2014, 7:00 PM 303 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.

# lost-in-translation - Saturday 29 March, 2014

Column: What does ‘I love you’ mean?
# Lost In Translation
# Lost In Translation

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.

# lost-in-translation - Friday 28 March, 2014

The internet has some excellent Irish language advice for tourists
# PS I Love You
From The Daily Edge
# PS I Love You

The internet has some excellent Irish language advice for tourists

Mar 28th 2014, 8:12 AM 8,380 Views 1 Comment

Express yourself, as Gaeilge.

# lost-in-translation - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

14 deeply unfortunate foreign words for everyday things
# Oh Grow Up
From The Daily Edge
# Oh Grow Up

14 deeply unfortunate foreign words for everyday things

Mar 18th 2014, 9:30 PM 44,402 Views 62 Comments

You’re never too old for a childish chuckle.

# lost-in-translation - Saturday 18 January, 2014

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

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

Jan 18th 2014, 11:44 AM 22,328 Views 25 Comments

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

# lost-in-translation - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

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

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.

# lost-in-translation - Friday 24 May, 2013

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

'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.

# lost-in-translation - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Customer is unimpressed with Starbucks staff writing Vagina on her cup
# Lost In Translation
From The Daily Edge
# Lost In Translation

Customer is unimpressed with Starbucks staff writing Vagina on her cup

Apr 30th 2013, 8:00 PM 3,208 Views 3 Comments

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

# lost-in-translation - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

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

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

Mar 27th 2013, 11:09 AM 20,804 Views 101 Comments

The manager’s post-match comments spoke volumes.

# lost-in-translation - Thursday 7 March, 2013

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

# lost-in-translation - Monday 3 December, 2012

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

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.

# lost-in-translation - Monday 25 June, 2012

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

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.

# lost-in-translation - Monday 11 June, 2012

VIDEO: Bill Murray splashes around on a rain tarp at a Minor League baseball game
# Lost In Translation
From The42
# Lost In Translation

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?

# lost-in-translation - Friday 9 December, 2011

The video that sums up the situation in Europe right now
# EU
From The Daily Edge
# 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…