I had heard about it, rarely, admittedly, but it had been mentioned in a couple of translators’ forums. A colleague even told me about it once, but I wouldn’t believe him (he has a tendency to embellish the truth). Then it happened to me. Check it out for yourself:

Dear Céline

Attached is the Powerpoint presentation for translation into French as discussed. No rush, no deadline, just at your leisure.

Kind regards


A Job Without A Deadline.
I might retire now.