To be no Spring chicken

By | April 25th, 2007|Idioms|

When I wrote my entry about Spring, I came across the expression "to [...]

Spring

By | April 18th, 2007|Words|

Origin: bef. 900; OE spring and spryng The sense of the season of [...]

To have egg on one’s face

By | April 17th, 2007|Idioms|

Listening to the news this morning, I heard the following statement: " The [...]

Teraflop

By | April 13th, 2007|Words|

Last year, the firm unveiled a chip with 80 processing cores and capable [...]

Tartare

By | April 12th, 2007|Words|

This is the steak tartare we had for lunch, one Sunday in February, [...]

Interpreting tip

By | April 5th, 2007|Interpreting|

So I was out of the office interpreting last week and really enjoyed [...]