lucy24 - 1:36 am on Jul 16, 2011 (gmt 0)
Top 10 Funny Blunders From Multilingual Marketing Campaigns
Hm, might better be titled "top 10 marketing urban legends". I just knew the "Nova" canard would be in there somewhere. I think it was Snopes whose discussion of this point suggested, by analogy, a dining-room set with the brand name "Notable". You would then have hordes of English speakers saying "No table?! Well, I'm certainly not buying that brand!"