Completely Lost In Translation

When the city of Jerusalem distributed brochures in English promoting a music and arts festival, the headline declared: “Jerusalem. There is no such city!” Well, maybe not if the Palestinians have their way. The correct translation from the Hebrew version should have been: “Jerusalem. There is no city like it!” The translator also says New York City’s motto is “The city that can’t get to sleep,” Chicago is “The city that breaks wind,” and Paris is “City lite.”

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