The Berlitz Guide to Parent-Teacher Conferences
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"It's translated from French, so where it says 'Harvard Business School' it may mean 'jail.'"
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"Hey, good buddy! How you doin'?"
The International Date Line
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"I can't put it into layman's language for you. I don't know any layman's language."
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Russian Soap Opera
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"We've been married a long time in Hollywood years."
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The Internet - Now available in bookstores
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Berlitz guide to Scamese
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"Sometimes you just option it because your gut tells you this is a book that has to be butchered."
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Chinese Whispers In The Boardroom
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Chiantis In Translation
"They're offering special premiums if we use their service."
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"I understood each and every word you said but not the order in which they appeared."
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Berlitz Guide to Dentalese.
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"It's basically the 'Tragedy of King Lear' but with animated penguins."
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An archaeologist sees an ancient Egyptian entrance to a subway.
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Archeologist Deciphers Limerick Heiroglyphs
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Letter from Camp* (*with Footnotes)
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Google Translate for Marriagese
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"My people have seventeen words for traffic."
"Are you sure he's saying 'Death to the infielders'?"
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"She's exceptionally fluent in body as a second language."
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Translation into non-celebrities
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"This was a class in hieroglyphics as a second language."
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