Tuesday, February 26, 2013

6 Signs of a future translator - Beyond geeks

cartoon geek child translator
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This strip was originally published in Spanish in the free magazine published by Traditori, the social network for translators, interpreters and other professional linguists.

6 comments:

  1. Today, I went to the beachfront with my children. I found a sea shell and
    gave it to my 4 year old daughter and said "You can hear the ocean if you put this to your ear." She put the shell to her ear and screamed.
    There was a hermit crab inside and it pinched her ear.
    She never wants to go back! LoL I know this is totally off topic but I
    had to tell someone!

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  2. She sells sea shells by the seashore :)

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  3. OMG, IMHO and BTW, besides being able to find everything on the Internet, I suspect that nowadays young Mox would focus on collecting short, rather than long, words. I wonder when somebody will think about publishing a dictionary of ...textese (?) LOL.

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  4. Hahahaha :D
    I still have such a collection!

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  5. I am not a translator, but I work in the translation industry and I must admit I have done this in the past. Love this comic, thanks for sharing!

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  6. Muy bueno! Te lo pillo para el Fcbk, citando el autor, por supuesto! :-) Gracias por tu humor.

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