A billionaire family’s scion has been sentenced to ten years in jail for drunk driving and wiping out a family in the process.
The other day I had the pleasure and privilege of meeting a woman who just turned 100. She lives in my building. Continue reading “A hundred years old, and going strong”
One of the challenges translators are always faced with is staying current in their working languages (and cultures). Reading newspapers, I find, is the best way.
Being the old warhorse that I am in the translation business (at it since 1987), I am often asked about various aspects of this profession. Let us look at the issue of translators’ associations.
I am often asked, “Do you know a good language course or program?” And, yes, there are few good ones, and a lot of bad ones.
In the Globe and Mail today, one of Canada’s national newspapers, I found this gem: “…airing [sic] on the side of caution…”. Sadly, this represents the quality of Canadian journalism (in English Canada) today.