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Changes to European Laws Regarding Superlatives?

From: Suzanne Topping <stopping@rochester.rr.com>
Date: Mon, 5 Apr 1999 15:54:26 -0400
Message-ID: <043501be7f9e$1e506c60$5c1d5d18@fwbm8.rochester.rr.com>
To: "nelocsig" <nelocsig@egroups.com>, "i18n" <i18n-prog@acoin.com>, "Trados" <TW_users@onelist.com>, "Lantra" <lantra-l@segate.sunet.se>, "LitTrans" <LitTrans@listbot.com>, "globalconnect" <globalconnect@egroups.com>, "w3c" <www-international@w3.org>
Hello,

I am trying to find out if any recent laws have been passed anywhere in
Europe regarding the use of superlatives when describing products being sold
there.

Someone was recently told that they would need to change the phrasing
currently used in American materials which describe products, due to the use
of words like "...the best way to..." or "...the easiest...", because these
terms could not be used in Europe.

Can anyone help clarify what new legalities might be in place?

Thanks.

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Suzanne Topping
Localization Unlimited
(Localization Process Improvement, Consulting, and Training)
28 Ericsson Street
Rochester, New York, 14610-1705
USA
Phone: 716-473-0791
Fax: 716-231-2013
Email: stopping@rochester.rr.com
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