Archive for March, 2009

Latest Translation Blooper – A Russian Translation

Today Secretary of State Hilary Clinton presented to Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov of Russia a gift to reset the nations past difficulties.  Instead of the intentional word “reset” (”perezagruzka”) the gift was labelled in bold  “peregruzka,” which means “overcharged”. Oooops! This just proves the importance of professional translations, especially when dealing with delicate international matters.  […]