Le Petit Prince: Translation Trouble

The animated feature The Little Prince is a fresh take on Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s 1943 children’s French story: Le Petit Prince. Although previously translated for both print and screen, the latest adaptation posed many challenges to those involved thanks to a long-running issue with translating Saint-Exupéry’s French into English. According to Mark Osborne, the director…

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The 2016 Translation Fail Roundup

The year is almost over, and as language enthusiasts we couldn’t help but revisit some of 2016’s best translation fails. From designer blunders to machine translation disasters, this year has proved once again that not all translations are created equal.   Nike Wishes China a Happy New Year Determined to throw an impressive celebration to…