Bog standard

By | January 31st, 2005|Idioms|

I am currently working on a fascinating document dealing with education in Britain. [...]

Logos universal conjugator

By | January 27th, 2005|Translator's tools|

Language Hat (via Songdog) has a knack for finding fascinating and useful resources, [...]


By | January 26th, 2005|Culture|

First seen over at Language Hat and rediscovered thanks to Transblawg, I had [...]

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Liberty and freedom

By | January 24th, 2005|Words|

"President Bush promised to bring liberty and freedom to the world." What is [...]

Wanted: Spanish to English translator

By | January 19th, 2005|Freelance Translation|

Submissions for this job opportunity are now closed. Many thanks to all those [...]

BBC Voices

By | January 17th, 2005|Culture|

The BBC website has a Voices section with lots of interesting resources for [...]

A load of cobblers

By | January 14th, 2005|Idioms|

"That's a load of cobblers." I'm not sure where I heard this expression [...]


By | January 12th, 2005|Words|

This article in today's Guardian about a man who lost his job for [...]

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By | January 11th, 2005|Words|

chugger n. A professional fundraiser who approaches people on the street to ask [...]


By | January 7th, 2005|Words|

I learnt a brand new word over the holiday, linked to the David [...]