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Tom.Worthington at tomw.net.au
Fri Sep 28 08:36:00 EST 2007
At 08:43 AM 26/09/2007, Ivan Trundle wrote:
>... http://www.olympicprague.net/olympic-history/ ... They are
>pitching for the 2016 Olympics, but if this is the standard of
>their English translations, they've lost it ...
Olympic web pages are required to be in British English, not
American, or Czech English. At least the web format used is
reasonably accessible, even if the language is not. But the
International Olympic Committee might have something to say about the
bid's use of their logo.
Did you see the proposed mascot, the "Pouched marmot"
<http://www.olympicprague.net/olympic-mascot/>. I thought this was a
spoof, but according to their Lord Mayor: "One fifth of the marmots
in the Czech Republic live in Prague"
ps: By the way, the SOCOG web case on web accessibility keeps getting
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