The story behind the grammar

“For sale: Electric sewing machine, hardly used, price: €25.” This is the translation of the Dutch text on this little index card (pardon the fuzzy picture; I would have made a horrible spy) that has been on the bulletin board at my local supermarket for a while now. Sometimes I look at it, surreptitiously, pretending […]

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“Oh no,” you’re thinking, “not another blog from someone who has nothing to say.” Probably. Most definitely. In a recent downswing in my translation business, in all the advice I was getting on how to get new (more, better) customers, build my business (back) up, secure steady income, and all sorts of exercises in possibly […]