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Jan 30, 2013

A fun read! : )

The Treachery of Translators --by Andy Martin (NY Times, 1/28/13)

'' don’t have to be mad to translate, but it probably helps..."

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Tina Colquhoun  Identity Verified
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Funny article Jan 30, 2013

Thanks for posting it!


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Article also shared in the translation news section of the site Jan 30, 2013

Dear Ildiko,

Thanks for sharing this article. The article was also flagged in the opinion and features section of translation news.

I'd like to invite all the translators and interpreters interested in reading articles on translation and interpretation to subscribe to the daily digest on the recent translation news and articles about translation here.


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Now a fan Jan 30, 2013

I only got as far as his "Note to the decent, respectable translator" and he's already won me over!

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You can’t get it right, so the only thing you can do is make it better Jan 30, 2013

I think I have just found my new motto.

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