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11:28 Aug 29, 2008
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English to Portuguese translations [PRO] Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase:Punch Professor
In the UK, the 21st century Punch Professor is as far removed from the itinerant performer of Dickens's day as are Victorian street acrobats from the Cirque du Soleil.
Explanation: reading the article about Punch-Professor in http://www.punchandjudy.com/help/qa2-8.htm
"...In fact Punch-Professor has now become the accepted term for this particular type of puppeteer. And it is quite legitimate to adopt the title Professor.."
Joon Oh Brazil Local time: 01:17 Native speaker of: Korean, Portuguese