Language can’t be reduced to a stock of words. Most political discourse is inert and ruthlessly complacent ... by John Berger, Fri 12 Dec ‘14 16.00 GMT. TheGuardian.com I have been writing for about 80 years. First letters then poems and speeches, later stories and articles and books, now notes. The activity of writing has been … Continue reading John Berger: ‘Writing is an off-shoot of something deeper’
A New Yorker proofreader of 30 years’ experience offers a personal account of the rules of language ... By Gilda Williams. Thu 7 May ‘15 16.00 BST. TheGuardian.com Mary Norris held jobs as a cashier, dishwasher and athlete’s foot-checker at her local public swimming pool in Ohio prior to embarking in 1978 on her 30-year tenure … Continue reading Confessions of a Comma Queen; lifting grammar off the page …
Background 11.1 This proposal for a Council Framework Decision aims to set common minimum standards with respect to the right to interpretation and translation in criminal proceedings throughout the European Union. The proposal is envisaged as the first step in a series of measures designed to replace the Commission's 2004 proposal for a Council Framework … Continue reading Interpretation and translation rights in criminal proceedings
By Bob Egelko Updated 3:44 pm, Wednesday, October 4, 2017 It was the third time the Commission on Judicial Performance had publicly disciplined Mark Kliszewski. The state’s judicial disciplinary agency reprimanded a longtime Alameda County Superior Court commissioner Wednesday for insulting and cursing at a court interpreter and allowing staff members to make racist and … Continue reading Court commissioner disciplined for abusive behavior toward interpreter
Dr. Salvatore Ivan Italiano; © (2018) Dr. Salvatore Ivan Italiano Ich weiß, ich weiß … Du hast auch den Unsinn der Frage „was nützen die literarischen Lesungen?“ geschluckt und vertragen. Aber es gibt keine Maßnahme, um die Kopflosen zum Schweigen zu bringen? Natürlich hast du darüber nachgedacht! Ja! Es gibt verschiedene Antworten, um die natürlichen … Continue reading MENSCHENVERACHTUNG!
The Christ of Grünewald stands out against the darkest sky resembling a wall of black bricks.
The very new strategy of the currently futurist Buccaneers is the abolition of any sort of employment. We already know that the only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is that good man say: “It’s just Business.” This human plight, in an exemplary way, is better described by Furio Colombo whose article has been … Continue reading The New Buccaneers
Divine Pictures and Feast Written by Dr. Salvatore Ivan Italiano; © (2017) Dr. Salvatore Ivan Italiano Dr. Salvatore Ivan Italiano has worked as personal translator and simultaneous interpreter for Gualtiero Marchesi. Just like many Roman paintings, Gualtiero Marchesi’s cooking depicts game, fish, eggs, cheese, fruit, vegetables and mushrooms as objects which deserve to be … Continue reading About The Maestro Gualtiero Marchesi