Happy Halloween! In the spirit of the season, I thought it would be interesting to take a look at translation theory in the context of something spooky - curses. Read on…. if you dare.
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.
Do the recent technological developments of free MT software like Google Translate have you worried about your future as as a translator? Are you currently hoarding food and weapons and reinforcing your house in anticipation of when the Machines reach human-levels of consciousness? Stop. Breathe. Have a cup of tea and read this article.