Meanings lost in translation

Updated: 2011-06-10 10:30


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Meanings lost in translation
A native English speaker from the United States, who gave his name only as Paul, shows the correct translation of a sign at a scenic spot in Qinhuangdao, North China's Hebei province, June 9, 2011. Paul, who teaches English in the city, was invited by local authorities to help correct translations on the streets that he found wrong or misleading. [Photo/Xinhua]

Meanings lost in translation
An American English teacher in Qinhuangdao points to an inaccurate translation outside the ticket office of a scenic spot in North China's Hebei province, June 9, 2011. [Photo/Asianewsphoto]

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