Cardinal Sins of Translation #8: Ignore the Language Police

Posted On Aug 04, 2017


Cardinal Sins of Translation #8: Ignore the Language Police

“Why would you ever break the very rules that you, as a language professional, are supposed to enforce to the letter? The simple answer would be to improve communication. We need to carefully determine whether a particular rule improves or hinders the conveyance of a message to a particular audience, in a particular situation. We, as translators, have many opportunities to be bona fide delinquents and circumvent the language police. Here are a few.”

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