Off topic: NPR story on problems faced in translating 'Bushisms'
Thread poster: Christopher Schmidt

Christopher Schmidt  Identity Verified
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Jul 16, 2003

NPR (American National Public Radio) aired an interesting story yesterday on the problems translators who translate the prose that spouts from President Bush:

[Edited at 2003-07-16 14:45]

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Juan Jacob  Identity Verified
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Wich is...? Jul 16, 2003

Sounds good, but no link...

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Ruben Berrozpe  Identity Verified
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Lighter side of... politics? Jul 16, 2003

I am sure here at ProZ we respect all views, including politics, and of course including those concerning Mr. Bush. Though, I have to say I loved that "prose that spouts" expression - so accurate!

Have fun,


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Becky Spangle
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Darn good, sevenhertz! Jul 17, 2003

Or very good, or really quite good, or damn good...

Thanks for posting this.


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