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South Korean Task Force Aims To Standardise Menu Translations


Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. Inaccurate menu translations can be amusing for foreign diners, not so much for officials of South Korea who set up a task force to tackle some of the crazier English, like the menu item six times. What do you think you would get? Steak tartare. Or dynamic stew - really not-so-dynamic whitefish. How about roast grandmother? Ugh (ph), gross, but not as awful as it sounds. It's a pork dish with aged kimchi. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.