More lost in translation

Spotted on the packaging of a laptop shell made by Speck. According to their website, their offices are “…filled with a crew of dedicated (dare we say obsessed) folks who really know their stuff. Hmm.

How much can a malapropism weigh?

Lightweight=briquet. Huh?

Briquet is French for a lighter, as in cigarette lighter. Oh, and no need for the hyphen between très and mince. In fact, no need for mince. Why not just ultra fin et ultra léger.


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