Lost in the translation? Lessons in Jinglish (Japanese Instruction
Date: Wed, 21 Jul 93 11:50:57 PDT
Subject: Lost in the translation? Lessons in Jinglish (Japanese Instruction
From: "EL Shaw" <harvard.harvard.edu!EL_Shaw%lucifer>
From: lyle@senile.HQ.Ileaf.COM (Lyle Hodgson x3360)
From carson@zama Tue Jul 20 09:43 EDT 1993
From: carson@zama (Carson Graves)
The latest issue of Consumer Reports had this gem, under the heading:
"Easier Said Than Done"
But the real eye-opener comes from Japanese manufacturer Yamaha. While
perusing the assembly instructions for his new "Electric Grande"
keyboard, a reader found a diagram showing assorted pieces of hardware
and labeled with a single Anglo-Saxon word of instruction. We can't
repeat the instruction in this family magazine, but we believe the
company meant "screw."
© 1993 Peter Langston