Dating a scandinavian guy
GPT is pronounced in French as “J’ai pété” or “I've farted”. Life Fitness is a maker of exercise equipment, bikes, ski machines etc. I was walking around the exercise room to stretch my legs after some strenuous biking when I first noticed it. Now, for those of you that don't know, the American military, when there was a draft, had a rating for recruits.
If you were “1A”, you were healthy and fit for duty. I was visiting Bangalore, India when the local news (for example, rediff india) was widely reporting the legal consequences of a marketing mistake by Pepsi.
More recently, in 1999, they changed indian red to chestnut.
The color was not named after Native Americans, it was actually named for a special pigment that came from India.
The quote stated: "Syria is a country that has been a bastard state for nearly 40 years" but should have read "Syria is a country that has been a Baathist state for nearly 40 years." The Australian's editorial staff then drowned their sorrows at the local pub with several "Suffering Baathists". Many folks like to head to Starbucks or other coffee shops to take early morning latte breaks...
My thanks to Rick C for his pointer to Samizdata's blog report for this item. In Germany, Latte is a well known word for an erection.
But this may be the translator's fault, and if so, he is the hippopotamus!" Thanks to KKWolf In 1988, the General Electric Company (GEC) and Plessey combined to create a new telecommunications giant.A brand name was desired that evoked technology and innovation.The reason: the ads featured the slogan "Touch Woody - The Internet Pecker." An American at the internal product launch explained to the stunned and embarrassed Japanese what "touch woody" and "pecker" meant in American slang. Gerber, the name of the famous baby food maker, is also the French word for vomiting. Gerber is therefore not in France, and although Gerber has a French Canadian web page, it says " The newspaper The Australian had to apologize for changing a Senator's use of "Baathist" to "Bastard".A story headlined 'Syria seeks our help to woo US' in Saturday's Weekend Australian misquoted National Party senator Sandy Macdonald.
Tex "I am a jelly doughnut" Texin Also see: Product Instructions Snafus, Hotel Signs, Odd Signs, Newspaper Headlines But why bother with apocryphal stories, when you can read absolutely true ones?