Off topic: What do translators mean when they say it's time for bed?
Thread poster: RominaZ

RominaZ  Identity Verified
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English to Spanish
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Dec 10, 2013

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David Friemann, MA  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 10:11
English to German
a typical case Dec 12, 2013

[read in the voice of the late Steve Irwin]

Here we see work-from-home translators in their natural habitat. It seems that their day's work is done, and we have the unique opportunity to watch them prepare for a well-deserved nightly rest. Even in these circumstances they adhere to a strict ritual, in keeping with their constant search for information, knowledge and intellectual entertainment, on which they feed as the equally fearsome lion feeds on antelope and wildebeest. This breed of language professional is a truly sublime and inspiring sight.


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