Martinet

By | February 27th, 2004|Words|

I just finished subtitling one of the bonus features to be found on [...]

Katharine Gun cleared of all charges

By | February 26th, 2004|Culture|

What would you do if, in the course of your work, you saw [...]

A translator and an interpreter

By | February 25th, 2004|Interpreting|

Translators who, like me, are also interpreters, seem to be an odd kind [...]

Callipygian

By | February 23rd, 2004|Words|

I came across this word whilst playing Cranium with friends. My unfortunate partner [...]

Less and Fewer

By | February 20th, 2004|Technical corner|

"Have you heard what Mike Tomlinson said?" Gabrielle was clearly annoyed. Mike Tomlinson [...]

Semicolon says yes to gay marriage

By | February 18th, 2004|Technical corner|

Margaret Marks, of Transblawg, reports this interesting story of how a semicolon scuppered [...]

Homophobia

By | February 16th, 2004|Words|

Simon Hoggart, in his diary published in the Guardian , tells us that, [...]

Cockney Rhyming Slang Translator

By | February 12th, 2004|Culture|

A little treat courtesy of whoohoo.co.uk: a cockney rhyming slang translator. I entered [...]

Borrowing

By | February 11th, 2004|Technical corner|

I had a problem recently with the term "mule". Within the context of [...]

Neck of the Woods

By | February 9th, 2004|Idioms|

"Neck of the woods" is a particularly odd expression to use when you [...]

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