Thursday, June 04, 2009
Found in translation
The possibility of the tip he got turning into an actual story, one of our reporters wrote me today, was a long fatch.
I love that. A long fatch. As in, a far-fetched long-shot.
A lot of times people who learn English after they already know their own language, use it more colorfully than us.
Here's a lead our new editor John found challenging:
On August 5, 2007 Bulgarian world figure skating champion Maxim Staviski drove his jeep hammer after drinking a lot of alcohol.
Minutes later he caused a severe accident on the road Burgas-Primorsko. The hammer left behind incorrectly a car, hitting another car frontally.