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New hope and new life

Adpated from Cherubino, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons, Four_Poplars_in_four_seasons.JPG Tradiling wishes new hope and new life to all our readers!

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Ofuscásemos

¿Por qué decir las cosas de forma clara, con pocas palabras de uso frecuente? Una alternativa es decir las cosas de manera rocambolesca, complicada y con palabras raras. En Tradiling ya vamos haciendo camino para recoger y difundir joyas estrafalarias … Continue reading

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