Category Archives: Lost in Translation

"But for the British, it’s all about Fucking"

Quite possibly the most intentionally funny thing a news writer ever got away with. And yes, it’s real. Found here. Dropping the F-bomb nine times in a short article and getting away with it? A priceless moment in any journalist’s … Continue reading

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Lost in Translation

Thump and Whip, my new favorite blog, has a rather incredible post up today: It’s awkward to say openly, but now-departed President Bush is a religious crackpot, an ex-drunk of small intellect who “got saved.” He never should have been … Continue reading

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Lost in Translation

American commanders in Afghanistan are complaining about the civilian translators they get from private contracting firms. Too often, the linguists are overweight, old, and out of shape. Shockingly, many don’t even speak the right language: “Intelligence can save Marines’ lives … Continue reading

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Lost In Translation

“So this is what a secure and undisclosed location looks like,” The President said with a chuckle. “Kinda expected somethin’…I don’t know…more secure-lookin’.” “It’s secure, alright,” the Vice President growled. “But it doesn’t look that way. That’s how we keep … Continue reading

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Halloween Story

I don’t know why I forgot this before, but two Halloweens ago I posted a short story over at SouthOfStrange.com, and it’s become a Halloween tradition of sorts for me to repost. Lost in Translation “So this is what a … Continue reading

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