July 2009

New design

July 30, 2009

Have you noticed something different? This site has been redesigned, not only its look, but also its structure. You’ll notice a few new pages: Translator and Interpreter explain the two different aspects of my work, while About is more about...

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Vote for me!

July 9, 2009

I know, I know, Lexiophiles' list of 100 language professionals' blogs is FULL of excellent blogs and you really don't know which one you think is the best. And frankly, you're tempted to disregard this six-year-old creaking relic of a...

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Posted by céline on July 9, 2009
Culture

Put the kibosh on something

July 6, 2009

“This could put the kibosh on our plan,” my friend Paul wrote during an instant message conversation. I had never come across this expression and “kibosh” reminded me of “shibboleth”, so I immediately assumed it was of Jewish origin. Wrong!...

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Posted by céline on July 6, 2009
Idioms