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Translating Contractor to English
'Oh great, this book's in cow.'
Google Translate for Marriagese
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'I say to hell with it. If it can't be said in English, it ain't worth saying at all.'
An archaeologist sees an ancient Egyptian entrance to a subway.
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"They're offering special premiums if we use their service."
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"It's a postcard. From your grandma. It's like a papery text with a picture on the front."
"With so much business coming from China he thought he'd get ahead of the curve and learn a bit of the language...but it turned out to be a lot trickier than he thought... He was trying to wish them a joyous Quingming festival, but actually told them to l
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"I can't put it into layman's language for you. I don't know any layman's language."
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A sign language interpreter makes a dirty hand gesture.
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"It says 'knock on the third door to the right and ask for Cleo.'"
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'You can put away your translating calculator now. I'm speaking to you in English.'
"Would you like an estimate in English or in its native language?"
"Sometimes you just option it because your gut tells you this is a book that has to be butchered."
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"Right click twice, now left click."
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"Let me put this in geek terms: By taking the fifth you limit the amount of data used and limit charges."
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"Hey, good buddy! How you doin'?"
"I can handle the 'Gobble,' but you're going to have to find someone else to translate the 'Dygook' part."
"Tell us, in layman's terms, what your breakthrough means." "Certainly. K-4/7....5T"
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"A pharaoh who lived by the Nile...And was eaten by an old crocodile."
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By the year 2500, 1 in 10 academics will devote their entire career to divining the meaning of the word 'sussudio'.