University of Bath - Pregnant or embarrassed?

September 10, 2009

Locals are being asked to share their linguistic holiday gaffes for a competition to launch the new term of language courses at the University of Bath. Funny, ridiculous or embarrassing language mishaps should be emailed to the university's Foreign Languages Centre. Free language classes are on offer as prizes. Isabella Stefanutti, director of community courses at the centre, said: "Asking an Italian waiter for fish when you meant peach, telling someone in Spain you're pregnant when you meant embarrassed - we've all been there!"

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