silly translations

Margaret Ball margaret at
Tue Sep 21 11:28:17 EDT 2004

Gili, I got an English/Hebrew silly that (although not a translation 
mistake exactly) is probably dumber than ANY of your examples.

Had a young colleague once who was being sent to Israel for a few weeks 
to install some of our software. First thing he did, on hearig the news, 
was run out and buy an English-Hebrew dictionary so he'd be able to talk 
to the natives (tr: hit on the girls).

THEN he noticed that there was a whole different alphabet involved....

Margaret Ball

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