The proFile Series: Real People, Real Stories

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Some of the most fun I’ve had writing entailed interviews, an opportunity to discover what makes people tick. Since I like fun as much as the next blogger, I decided to focus more on  interviews. Announcing The proFile Series featuring (mostly) language pros with a story to tell. One day, if subjects are willing, I might even figure … [Read more…]

Crystal Crow: Smashing Stereotypes

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Photo credit: Marc-Antoine Vachon Translators are famously invisible, and invisible translation—so good that you can’t tell a text has been translated—is a mark of excellence. Translators are so invisible that most folks can’t even conjure a quick stereotype. I’m betting, however, that no translator stereotype would pair “word nerd” and “roller derby queen”. Enter Crystal … [Read more…]