Gaviscon South African Ad

Gaviscon South African Ad

When a South African Copyrighter who is an English Second Language writer, rewrites the ad copy

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5 years 10 weeks ago, 12:27 PM

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too funny boss. these things happen when you lose something in the translation

I have reasons for the things I do, just don't expect them to be reasonable
5 years 10 weeks ago, 2:07 PM

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Ivantank

Yes, when going from S. African English to American English, the translation is a bitch!!! Just busting your chops...S. Africa has 11 official languages!

Home Language by Province

Afrikaans 5,811,547 Setswana 3,301,774
English 3,457,467 SiSwati 1,013,193
IsiNdebele 586,961 Tshivenda 876,409
IsiXhosa 7,196,118 Xitsonga 1,756,105
IsiZulu 9,200,144 Other 228,275
Sepedi 3,695,846 Unspecified 355,538
Sesotho 3,104,197 Total 40,583,574

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5 years 10 weeks ago, 8:56 PM

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You are just a compendium of facts. Whether useful or not, you got them. Thanks pal for the enlightenment.

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