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Marketing in the Time of Google Translate…

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Starbucks Wants you to ‘Celbrate’ Something in Spanish

I don’t mean to ruin their bilingual, toasted Christmas-y spirit, but the folks over at this Starbucks in Chicago would be well advised to spend some time on their Spanish-language copy –or just stick to English if they cannot find one … Continue reading

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French Café Google Translates Menu. Hilarity Ensues

The owners of the Café Cordial in Paris’ Opera District are very nice people. Not only do they make sure to mumble some English words for the crowds of American visitors who show up there everyday without speaking a word of French; but … Continue reading

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FUNIBER Wants You to Master in Bad Spanish

I just love it when teaching institutions spend their money luring U.S. Hispanics to whatever it is that they do. But my favorite ones have to be those who offer a Master in Spanish as a Second Language by pitching … Continue reading

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