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Istanbul, Language, Turkish

Lost in Translation: Learning Turkish

When you're learning a new language, it's easy for things to get lost in translation. When we lived in Istanbul we all made an effort at learning Turkish.  Success was mixed.  I enjoyed my Turkish lessons. However, the more I learned the more confused I became. Seemingly, Turkish is grammatically more closely related to Japanese or Korean than… Continue reading Lost in Translation: Learning Turkish

Expat Life, Lost in Translation

Double Entendre

I just read an article about a tourist who was removed from a cruise liner when he joked about ‘jumping ship’. It was misunderstood by the crew who spoke English as a second language that he had lost the will to live and was planning to end it all by flinging him self overboard in the middle… Continue reading Double Entendre