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The Difference

Have had a thought about how to best explain the difference between translating and interpreting and why while one may be competent¬† in doing one, one may¬† not as competent in doing the other. So think about this: While all … Continue reading

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Nearly Tripped up In Translation

The project goes on. I must be doing something right as I am getting calls to come to bat for a couple of things. Also had a jolt to show me I may be, despite the presence of the wife … Continue reading

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I Do Not Need This Sort of Excitement in The Morning

Was given a rush job to do yesterday;  2 pages of a multi-page presentation, prepared by someone I think I know from back in the day. Did most of it last night and came down early in the morn to … Continue reading

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In Translation: Names

One thing about Large International Automobile Manufacturer #1 is that it considers itself a very selective hirer.  And at least when I was there,  it would go out of its way not to hire locally -at least for male hires. So it … Continue reading

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In Translation: It gets Weird

Got a call yesterday afternoon from the firm giving me the work I have done thus far.  I had called in the morning with a question and mentioned that as much of  what is written is truncated I added some … Continue reading

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An Interesting Twist

Got an e-mail and then a call from a legal services girl/man Friday place, that a law firm in DC is looking for someone for Japanese document review and would I be interested. I have seen similar elsewhere and told … Continue reading

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In Translation III -My Brain Hurts

Damn! A 3-page document, the minutes of a monthly divisional meeting and it took me 2 days to do it! A large part of it is that there is much corporate shorthand that I've forgotten or never heard of, plus … Continue reading

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