I used to hear about “The Thing” in movies, books, comics and even radio plays. It has taken all these years to reach the point where anyone can just go into a shop and buy “The Thing”. In this case (click on pic. to enlarge), it is a “Thing of The Kitchen”!
Joking aside, you would think, wouldn’t you, that when a company manufactures a product — and spends a fortune on marketing and packaging design, that the very least they should do is ensure that the language is correct.
I don’t know where this toy was made , but I can guess that the translator did not know what a cooker was! Oh dear!
Well, I’m off to make my dinner on the thing in the kitchen. Maybe someone will add “cooker” to the thing people use to change foreign words.
“Simulating The True Styles
And Making Carefully.
“All Styles Are Wonderful
High Quality Workmanship
What A Game!”
For example, you take a digital photograph (or scan in a normal photograph), then take a CAD drawing that has been rendered, and then mix them together in photoshop or paintshop. It certainly gives a good idea of the future (usually in good weather). In the photos here, you might actually recognise some of the existing buildings to locate the proposed new ones. Great fun.
Hey, does this look like Ingram Street? Hmm, maybe one day it will…
Or how about this one…?
Does that make West Regent Street any better? Glasgow is attracting a lot of weird new architecture — and weird just for the sake of it.
And let us not forget the totally gigantic Elphinstone Tower…
Let’s hope these confident, expressive buildings have a reasonable build-quality (for a change). Possible only because of the poles, probably.