Holidays. Celebrate?

By | December 23rd, 2003|Freelance Translation|

Holidays. I hate them. Ok, I don't HATE them, but I do find [...]

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Belleville Rendez-Vous

By | December 22nd, 2003|Culture|

For those of you who will be in the UK on Christmas day, [...]

Lunch and Culture Shock

By | December 19th, 2003|Interpreting|

I've just spent two days interpreting in Dunkirk for a meeting between French [...]

Acronyms

By | December 15th, 2003|Technical corner|

Acronyms are often a headache for translators: do you keep the original acronym [...]

To have kittens

By | December 12th, 2003|Idioms|

Most of yesterday was spent on the phone, sending IM, e-mails and SMS, [...]

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Spin Doctor

By | December 8th, 2003|Words|

“Spin Doctor”, what a great expression in English and how difficult it is [...]

To scrape the bottom of the barrel

By | December 3rd, 2003|Idioms|

Ah, subtitling The Flintstones, The Simpsons and other comedies. Great fun, but an [...]

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