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Mon, 10 Oct 2005


or rather, not proof-reading. Like what Amazon France are guilty of.

I just ordered a book from them, as recommended by Simon Bisson. I had to order it second-hand. The email I got back confirming my order included the following choice snippets ...

" Nous vous confirmons votre commande anticipee sur Marketplace Amazon.fr pour cet article Aldebaran, Cycle 1 : L'integrale [Album] by Leo; Giraud, Jean. "

and ...

" Duree de validite : 84 days "

which not only don't contain some of the accented characters needed for proper French, they also contain untranslated English words! Doh!

Posted at 21:07 by David Cantrell