Posts Tagged ‘Language’

It’s funny when things get lost in translation. A while ago, I mentioned the time I rented a convertible in Italy. It rained and although I managed to get the roof up, it didn’t seal properly above the windscreen on the driver’s side. When I got to the hotel, the porter who took our bags […]


Word of Mouse

21May14

I can’t understand why someone who works nine feet away from you in an open-plan office will lean over and say “I’ve just sent you an email”. Does office etiquette dictate that TALKING is to be kept to a bare minimum? I don’t know that much about working in an office because until I got […]


E-taly

08Aug13

I saw a convertible in the hard shoulder today. The driver had pulled over to put the roof up because it had just started to rain. It reminded me of when I got caught out once and a misunderstanding that got lost in translation. For my birthday a couple of years ago, we decided to […]