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Lost In Translation

In the Swansea district of Morriston, residents lives were being made a misery by HGV lorries taking deliveries to a local supermarket. Swansea Council obligingly agreed to do something about it and commissioned a road sign.

Council officials agreed on the wording then, as all official signs in Wales have to be bilingual, emailed a translator, who responded with commendable speed. A few weeks later, council workers installed the new road sign:

Unfortunately, the Welsh text reads ‘I am not in the office at the moment. Please send any work to be translated.’

From Age of Uncertainty

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