aefenglommung (aefenglommung) wrote,
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Daphne Sams came across an egregious example of bad translation written on a tag attached to a pair of jeans: “This Card Department Guarantees The Over Merchandise Quality Without Blemish Toward You Whole Responsibility, And From Purchase The Day Since In Seven Days If Discover The Quantity Problem. Please Go To With This Card To Purchase At First The Store Is Gratis To Replace The New Article, If Because Of Artificial Damage, Then Not At Guarantee The Row Of The Scope.” She promises that she hasn’t artificially damaged this message, and she hopes that someone may understand the row of its scope. Her best guess at the meaning is, “We would like very much to offer you a guarantee, and we hope you think we have, but we haven’t and we won’t.”
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