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September 21st, 2015
Episode 296 of 489 episodes
If you have trouble understanding another language – and who doesn’t? – then listen to this episode to learn how to talk about it. Slow dialog: Explanations: Fast dialog: Carol: Send another memo to the Gibberese office. I think we have our wires crossed again. Art: Don’t you think it would be better to call the office and speak to someone there? You might be able to get to the bottom of the misunderstanding more quickly. Carol: I don’t speak Gibberish and we don’t have anyone bilingual in the office to act as an interpreter. Art: Which means there’s no one who could translate our correspondence into Gibberish to make things easier. Carol: That’s right. And plus, leaving a paper trail is better. Art: You mean in case we have to cover our asses. Carol: I wouldn’t put it like that, but breakdowns in communication are inevitable and it’s always helpful to be able to trace their source. Art: Right. Okay, I’ll draft a memo and pass it by you before I send it, okay? Carol: Sounds good. Art: What I don’t understand is why we don’t simply hire people for this office who are fluent in Gibberish. Carol: Do you know anyone who speaks Gibberish? Art: Plenty! Script by Dr. Lucy Tse
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