September 2009

The barrel of the Danaids

September 8, 2009

I was listening to my daily On refait le monde podcast when one of the journalists referred to the barrel of the Danaids. This is what he said: Une taxe, c’est quelque chose qu’on nous prend et qu’on nous...

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Posted by céline on September 8, 2009
Idioms

Proofreading translations

September 3, 2009

I had an excellent dinner at Brasserie Blanc on Tuesday night, but I was very disappointed by the quality of the menu's French translation. Time to call a professional translator to the rescue? Menu translation is extremely tricky: the vocabulary...

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Posted by céline on September 3, 2009
Technical corner