Just love this one…
To all those not on holiday… Have a great week!
Two teenagers in Utah, USA, managed to live broadcast themselves stealing tubs of ice-cream from a truck.
Luke Gutteridge took his fight to court after being fined £75 for dropping orange peel in Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire.
A 6-minute TED talk this morning for you, by Thea Smith, on corporate jargon, and translating it – being more “intentional” about our words.
Have a lovely week!
I have decided that this Monday smile qualifies as such on the grounds (sorry! ;-) ) that many lawyers, translators, interpreters and academics only get through life as a result of coffee. Crosses language barriers too! :-)
Strictly speaking, today’s Monday smile is deadly serious. I just find rather whimsical the idea of it being necessary to “translate” in order to enable these two worlds to communicate.* However, as many of us know, business and academia do speak different languages.
A research project being carried out in Paris has recently been reported in the press. Students from the linguistic engineering department at the University of Paris 13 have developed, using corpus techniques, a search engine to bring together the corporate world and universities.