Re: Lost in Translation

Subject: Re: Lost in Translation
From: "Meryl R. Cohen" <merylster -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l List <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>, Brian -dot- Henderson -at- mitchell1 -dot- com
Date: Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:20:07 -0500

Years ago I got a very much wanted portable Panasonic cassette player for
8th grade graduation. It came with instructions as well as a list, by
state, of where to call or write for repairs. The smallest state was listed
as:

Phode Island
(Insert R)

My guess is that the Japanese typesetter had limited English. I wish I
still had this item.

Meryl

On Fri, Dec 19, 2014 at 9:21 AM, <Brian -dot- Henderson -at- mitchell1 -dot- com> wrote:
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> Even though this sort of thing is just barely within our sphere, it always
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> Happy Friday!
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