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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London Bus

A London double decker bus can lean further from the vertical without falling over than a human can. What a great way of learning about centres of gravity. The reason a Routemaster can lean so far is that there's a great long strip of pig-iron welded to its base, keeping you top-deckers safe as you go round corners. If you want reassuring photographic evidence, click here