I just saw the most ridiculously cool phone app ever. Word Lens. You point your camera phone at anything written in a foreign language, and read it in English on your phone's screen. We are living in the future. This is just a couple steps shy of being a real life babble fish.
Regarding the Washington Redskins fuss: They should just change their logo to a potato and be done with it. Instantly the name is no longer offensive and they can successfully appeal the removal of their trademark.
Whale, oil, beef, hooked! I swear upon the holy book, The only 'craic' you'll get is a slap in the ear, Whale, oil, beef, hooked! I'll up & burst yer filthy mug, If you draw one more shamrock in me beer!