Guest blogger: The languages of Guernsey

By | September 30th, 2005|Culture, Language|

By Xavier Kreiss My mother is a Guernseywoman, and I've known and loved [...]

A mysterious engraving

By | September 28th, 2005|Technical corner|

A reader wrote to me asking for help. Some time ago, he found [...]

Nushu

By | September 23rd, 2005|Language|

Nushu, the world's only language to be created and used solely by women, [...]

The Oxford English Dictionary

By | September 22nd, 2005|Language|

How are dictionaries created? How do people collect all these words and make [...]

Chowder

By | September 19th, 2005|Words|

French fishermen, who cooked thick soup made of fish and vegetables in chaudières [...]

Punctuation IS everything

By | September 15th, 2005|Technical corner|

Guess where!

By | September 14th, 2005|Interpreting|

This morning, I gave a client my foot size so he can make [...]

Silhouette

By | September 12th, 2005|Words|

1. A silhouette is the outline of a dark shape with a bright [...]

So close, yet so far

By | September 8th, 2005|Freelance Translation|

Yesterday I received this email, sent from the "contact céline" page on this [...]

Cricket terminology

By | September 7th, 2005|Words|

Now I know that cricket has suddenly become fashionable because of this year's [...]