Our Declining Language (part 29 in an endless series) — Lost in Translation Edition
I suppose it's less than gentlemanly of me to mock errors by those who are attempting to communicate in a language other than their own. Then again, considering the wealth of online resources, the availability of bilingual translators, and the well-documented history of embarrassing mistranslations, one might suggest that foreign folks creating printed materials in English aren't always doing their due diligence. Also, the mistakes are humorous. Thus, I've decided a bit of ridicule is more than justified..
I just knew those sneaky fruits were watching me.
A wise regulation in any language.
As we close this installment of Our Declining Language, our foreign
friends seem to wax philosophical—or perhaps even . . . existential.