It’s time for another round-up of articles!
I studied Latin when I was in grammar and high school and I’m so glad I did. This article discusses “taking an ancient language associated with the academic elite and reviving it as a remedy for the nation’s reading problems”.
This piece is on the word “literally”, which my students use way too often in speaking and writing.
This article is on academic writing, which is often quite poor, I think.
Speaking of academia, this post explores the crazy hours many academics work (and some just purport to work).
This list of the best love poems is quite odd. They only list some poems as translations whereas quite a number are clearly translated, so something has gone awry there. What would be on your list?
Finally, check out this cartoon about how works get translated.
Donoghue v. Stevenson (almost) rides again
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