Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Fears that Israelis are Cannibals

...were sparked by a mistranslation.

Hebrew daily Haaretz splashed across its front page that Bernard Kouchner said Israel might "eat" the Islamic Republic before it got nuclear arms.

The following day Haaretz apologised, saying Mr Kouchner, speaking in English, had actually said "hit".

In fairness, his English seems to cause lots of problems:

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