La bise

By | December 17th, 2004|Interpreting|

This funny post by petite anglaise reminded me that after my jaunt in [...]

Libraries online

By | December 14th, 2004|Culture|

The libraries of five of the world's most important academic institutions are to [...]

Dude

By | December 13th, 2004|Words|

Thanks to Caroline for sending me a CNN article on dude. Extract below: [...]

Do you speak Frenglish?

By | December 10th, 2004|Interpreting|

I'm back. I promised you anecdotes, so here are a couple of incidents, [...]

Links links links

By | December 7th, 2004|Culture|

A few links provided by readers (thanks Laura, Stéphanie and Kevin): A la [...]

The writing is on the wall

By | December 6th, 2004|Idioms|

I came across the expression the writing is on the wall in a [...]

The top 10 words of 2004

By | December 2nd, 2004|Language|

Merriam-Webster has compiled a list of the most researched words on its Web [...]