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The Beauty of being Lost in Translation May 4, 2012

Filed under: what do you think? — Ali D. @ 11:01 am
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While I was hunting around online looking for poems to collect for National Poetry Month, I came across a fascinating article called “20 Awesomely Untranslatable Words from Around the World.” Despite the 250,000+ words currently in use in the English language, there are just certain areas where we fall short in having one concise word to describe an emotion, action, or some other experience that seems so common. Reading over the list of selected words in this article, I could relate in some way to every single one. (more…)

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‘Good English’ : Why Must It Be So Gray? October 16, 2011

I led my first official handful of face-to-face appointments this past week and was surprised at how many of my peers were concerned with grammar usage in their writing. (more…)