Technology offers new ways to translate between languages. Is this translation accurate? How does it work? Learn some new vocabulary with Sam and Rob as they discuss the relationship between translation, technology and the human brain.
This weeks question:
Braniff, an American airline, famously made a translation error in one of their adverts.
How did they mistranslate the phrase "fly in leather"?
a) fly in lava
b) fly on a cow
c) fly naked
Watch the video to find out the answer!
way of describing a person or thing by comparing it to something else, often found in poetry and literature
Its raining cats and dogs!
(idiom) It is raining heavily!
a large part of something
learnt by memory in order to be repeated rather than properly understood
done by machines instead of humans
confuse someone so much that they dont know what to do
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