Still Lost in Translation

More misadventures in English abroad

The sequel to Lost in Translation. But I guess you’d worked that out already.

Still Lost in Translation

More misadventures in English abroad

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The incredible response from readers of the first volume went a long way towards helping write this one. Perhaps my favourite was from Vietnam: ‘The animal, the weapon, the explosives, inflammable and prostitutes aren't allowed in the hotel.' The Sunday Telegraph called it ‘a perfect book for the loo.' People always apologise for saying that about one of my Charlie Croker books. Don't know why - it's the ultimate compliment.


‘As amusing as its predecessor, unashamedly exposing language manglers.' Daily Record

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Greyhound

A greyhound can accelerate from 0 to 45 mph in 1 second. This makes it the second-fastest accelerating animal on the planet, after the cheetah. A really striking way of learning about bio-mechanics - the greyhound can accelerate that quickly because it's so light, yet has such powerful legs. When the BBC's Top Gear raced one against a Mazda MX5 the greyhound accelerated more quickly - the Mazda has so much more weight to shift.