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Reminds me of a gaff a French-English translator made in Quebec translating John Chretien. In French, iron is "fer" while brother is "frere" and the word "chaud" means hot (literally) or drunk (in slang).

The translator changed "Hit the iron when it's hot" to "Hit your brother when he's drunk" during an official meeting

Some eyebrows were raised to say the least...
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