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Lost in Translation – Why I’m Not an Interpreter

Originally posted on lostnchina:
My Mother often asks me why I don’t step up and help foreigners translate, as they stammer and gulp their way through the simplest things, like…

September 15, 2013 · 4 Comments

Lost in Translation: When English is Not Enough

In North America, I communicate in English and also a stripped-down version of English that’s devoid of all articles, prepositions, words that have more than three syllables, and conjugated verbs.  … Continue reading

May 1, 2013 · 16 Comments