Bonjour Monsieur, l'Angleterre, encore et encore...On aurait pu croire que vous opteriez pour une nationalité américaine. Mais c'est peut-être du "dissident-rosbeef" que nous lirons les chroniques tôt ou tard! Savez-vous que pour réaliser son projet de tramway autour de la capitale, monsieur le maire de Paris fait couper les platanes qui bordent les Maréchaux? Bien à vous.
Off topic: It seems as if being allies has problems being translated into the French language ... literally!
http://www.lacoccinelle.net/traduction-chanson-3715-.html features a translation to French of Eminem's/D12's "My band".
I thought you was about tell him off man, wassup ?Man, I'm a tell him what I feel like, and man, shut upYou ain't even back me up, and we supposed to be crewMan I was about to talk right after you, I swear
Is translated into French as
Je pensais que t'allais lui en parler, qu'est ce qui se passe ?
Man, je vais lui dire ce qui ne va pas, et toi ta *****
Tu me backeras (4) plus, on est censé être un groupe
Mec, je voulais le dire juste après toi, je te le jure
And the footnote "(4)" says:
(4) Dans les concerts de rap les rapeurs sont souvent " backés » c'est à dire que un ou Plusieurs autres mc sont derrière lui et font la fin des phrases pour qu'il puisse reprendre son souffle, ou font les choeurs, les voix supplementaires, les refrains
That is, the translator regards "backing up" as singing while the other person takes a breath. I think the sense intended is "backing up" in terms of Kuniva &on Artis allying with each other to confront Eminem. Does anyone know the French that'd convey this meaning of "backing up", or is it like trying to speak thoughtcrime in newspeak?
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