Sardines and Localization

Jun 28 · 17 min read
The power of sardines!

1: Warm-Up: Kanji Jokes

2: Translating Translation

3: Translating Words, Losing Structure

4: Proverbs

5: Language Jokes

6: Proverbs, Redux

7: Soramimi (mishearing, lit. sky-ear)

How hard would it have been to change this to an image of a prune?

8: Translating Words, Losing Structure, Redux

9: Translating Words, Losing Structure, Reredux

Lessons and Conclusion



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