I have begun reading Introducing Translation Studies, by Jeremy Munday, as I am trying my hand at commercial translation. _Dolmetscher_ is the slightly derogatory term for commercial translators. It was coined by 19th century theologian Schleiermacher, who still is a defining influence on translation theories. (Most things that folks in T Studies are doing nowadays […]
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Since 24 sep this year we have a new CIA chief: Porter J. Goss. The mini-bio tells us he has “clocked some field time”: Mr. Goss was a U.S. Army Intelligence officer from 1960 to 1962. He served as a clandestine service officer with the Central Intelligence Agency from 1962 until 1972, when an illness […]
On the CIA web page, in the careers section, one can find weird discourse, from an organization that wants recruits: KATHY: I heard about the Agency during a College Career Fair. Although many other positions sounded intriguing, I was drawn to the idea of living overseas and serving as a collector of intelligence. After receiving […]
Weather Dude: Meteorology made simple for kids, parents and teachers. What a web we have! The guy has songs, educational songs, that “teach” kids about the weather. Love it.
Is this Yip Man, training Bruce Lee? (Is that the correct spelling?) Or are they just some dudes trying to unglue their forearms. Edit: Yes, that is the right spelling. Read about Yip Man’s life. Note to casual readers: this is what the thing that Tomas in MalmÃ¶ calls WT, Wing Tsun, looks like. Corny? […]
After following some links from Jonas’ blog Vildsint, I wound up at the military reference site Gary’s Olive Drab Page, which has military vehicles, guns and military art.
Children of the Nazi era @ Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia is an encyclopedia article which has a little warning note attached to it: *”The neutrality of this article is disputed.”* Good concept, marking the content up, like that. But, the flipside is that the unmarked things are supposed to be “neutral”. Not likely, not a […]