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Lie to Me

By Terri Morrison© Copyright 2014, All Rights Reserved What constitutes a lie? Per the dictionary, it’s, "An untrue statement made with intent to deceive." But, if you lie to spare someone's feelings ("Does this dress make me look fat?"…
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Global Gifts - from Gaffes to Perfect Presents

By Terri Morrison© Copyright 2014, All Rights Reserved Gift giving is a revered tradition in many parts of the world. But there is an art to obtaining the right item, in the correct color, properly wrapped and perfectly presented. Just as…
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Bad Ads and Translation Blunders

I Love You, and other foreign language faux pas As Alexander Pope said,  “A little knowledge is a dangerous thing.” But could learning just a few phrases in a foreign language actually be hazardous? Yes and no.  In Madrid a few…