Wednesday, May 11, 2011

New 'Trends' in the Bathroom?

I received an invitation to tour a “consumer goods” factory and was curious enough to look the company up on LinkedIn. This is what I found:

>>>>> Since 1901, (company), based in (City, Country), has brought forward innovations that time and again have set new trends in the bathroom and created new standards in the international bathroom industry. <<<<<

I could not help but laugh! This is what happens when languages are not adapted to markets and translations are done by employees who know the words but lack the localization skills.

Too funny! But I do not believe for a moment that the company meant to be funny.

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