The Importance of Names and Pronouncing Them Correctly

Living in a country with a “foreign” name has its challenges. I've tried to use the humorous nature of how Norway has struggled with my own name to examine the wider issue of why it's important to make an effort to pronounce people's names correctly - both as members of a multilingual society and as language professionals. Hopefully I've succeeded.

"Sour lips": a late-night translation conundrum

This is the tale of my quest to answer a tricky translation question from an unexpected person that ultimately ended in a twist no one could have predicted…. I hope you find it somewhat useful, or at least relatable, and if neither of the two, then I hope it gives you a good chuckle.