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This article was published on October 31, 2008


    Auto Reply: I am not in the office at the moment…

    Auto Reply: I am not in the office at the moment…
    Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten
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    Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten

    CEO and co-founder, TNW

    Boris is a serial entrepreneur who founded not only TNW, but also V3 Redirect Services (sold), HubHop Wireless Internet Provider (sold), and Boris is a serial entrepreneur who founded not only TNW, but also V3 Redirect Services (sold), HubHop Wireless Internet Provider (sold), and pr.co. Boris is very active on Twitter as @Boris and Instagram: @Boris.

    The BBC reports on this hilarious road sign. As you can see the English is clear enough but the Welsh at the bottom reads “I am not in the office at the moment. Please send any work to be translated.”

    When officials asked for the Welsh translation of a road sign, they thought the out of office reply was what they needed.

    So that is what they printed on the sign. Apparently it happens so often that a local newspaper has a special section showing all the Welsh/English translation screw ups.

    This one is just amazing…