One Mile at a Time - Korean Air reminds us why you should always pay for a translator…

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    Dear Korean Air, If you’re starting service to a new destination (let’s just say Nairobi, Kenya, for example), chances are that describing the locals as “indigenous people full of primitive energy” won’t get you very far. See this Huffington Post article for full...
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    60 Minutes' Mike Wallace, known for his tough interviewing style, drew a sharp rebute from Boris Yeltsin -thanks to a translator's error. The confusion arose when Wallace asked Yeltsin if he had a "thin skin" when it came to public criticism, but the translation had Wallace describing Yeltsin as a "thick-skinned hippopotamus."
    Yeltsin was not amused.
     
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