Posts about language
Swiss German uses a lot of French words, so a delivery driver is called a “Chauffeur”. This word used to mean “heater” too. There’s a sign on the door to the delivery bay of the local supermarket saying “Chauffeur – bitte Ware in den Kühlraum mitnehmen”. Which actually means “Driver – please take your goods […]
The latest article at A List Apart is a must-read for anyone serious about developing and running a website which should attract visitors who speak languages other than English.