Lost in Translation

After a week of reacquainting myself with the grammatical hydra that is the German language—an exhilarating but nonetheless exhausting experience—I wouldn't mind stepping out for a relaxing evening, like this schöne mädchen. The text of the 1928 ad translates as "In the meantime, the Protos does the washing", signaling the advent of a new, electrified era of appliances.