Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Direct translations

Had to chuckle. Just received a thank you note from a colleague in my masters course to whom I had sent some information. "Strongs with the research", he concludes. I guess the root sentence in his mind was the Afrikaans: "Sterkte met die navorsing"?  

1 comment:

ATW said...

I shouldn't really knock this. I really do sympathise with the vast majority of folk in this country who are forced by convention to communicate in English when it isn't their mother tongue. But I still found this amusing.