Archivo del Autor: Richard Samson

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I’m a teacher living in Osona, Spain. I'm into tennis, dogs, and chickens. I’m also interested in translation and Moodle (well, digital tools for teaching, in general).

Open journals and events

January is a good month to take stock of supplementary reading and activities of possible interest over the coming months. At Tradiling we have occasionally published book reviews of interest to language, translation and culture specialists, and we are plan … Sigue leyendo

Publicado en Congresses, journals and research, Translation | Deja un comentario

¿Está el acuerdo comercial de Brexit plagiado?

El acuerdo se firmó entre las dos partes el 24 de diciembre y se aprobó en la Cámara Baja del Parlamento de Westminster el dia 30, un día después de su aprobación provisional por los 27 paises miembros de la … Sigue leyendo

Publicado en Culture, Unethical conduct | Deja un comentario

What do a bear, a wagon and a pan have in common?

They are popular names for the seven most well-known stars in the Ursa Major constellation, which becomes very prominent in the night sky at this time of year. This group of stars, a so-called asterism, has been known since ancient … Sigue leyendo

Publicado en Fun, Profession, Word reference | Deja un comentario

malarkey, icon, mamba, defund,…

What do these words have in common? They have all been buzzwords in 2020. According to Merriam-Webster, the well-known American English dictionary, these words were among the most popular look-ups during 2020: malarkey, meaning silly behaviour, was used by Joe … Sigue leyendo

Publicado en Catalan, English, Fun, Spanish, Word reference | Deja un comentario

Trumpslation. The untranslatable Mr Trump

An Italian interpreter takes consecutive notes from Mr Trump (October 2019) It would be remiss of us to let the pre-eminent moment of Donald J. Trump pass (presuming that it does pass) without a brief look back on some of … Sigue leyendo

Publicado en Fun, Interpreting, Profession, Translation | Deja un comentario