Translating Trump: A 'dirty' job but someone has to do it
2 months ago, 12 Jan 15:33
TOKYO US President Donald Trump's use of the word "shithole" to describe some countries has sparked fury in some quarters and left many media scratching their heads on whether to repeat the slur. But spare a thought for the non-English language media outlets that had to translate the president's colourful epithet into local languages. Here are a few of their efforts: Japan: 'Like toilets' The famously polite Japanese media tied themselves in knots trying not to offend their readers, with nationa ...
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