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Monitoring for an Analytic Linguist

November 29, 2018

In Praise of Dictionaries Past, Present and Future

This week’s Blog is dedicated to dictionary junkies everywhere.  You know you are a dictionary junkie if, when you go to used bookstores, you find the […]
December 7, 2018

When Translation Tugs at Your Heart Strings: How Can You Translate a Teardrop?

When Analytic Linguists work in a wire room, authorized to listen to intercepted oral communications (i.e., wire tapped phone calls), they don’t “merely” listen to the […]
December 14, 2018

Monitoring – On the Big and Little Screens

In order to tell a good story, a writer has to weave a suspenseful plot.  This requires many aspects of the plot, characters and setting and […]
December 22, 2018

Is Studying the Process of Translation a Way for the Brain to Begin to Understand Itself?

The long-standing philosophical questions regarding whether there can be any thought without language have been not solved by neuroscience.  Instead, they have been made more interesting […]
December 29, 2018

Consummate Composition Depends on Superb Sentences

Great chefs became great by first eating great food.  Of course, there is more involved in becoming a chef than just eating.  Great chefs also must […]
January 6, 2019

What Do Language Certifications Attest that a Person Can Do?

Bilingual people who are interested in monetizing their skills by professionalizing them need to consider how they intend to achieve this career goal.  The answer to […]
April 13, 2019

Rabassa & Steiner: Role Models for Translators and Lessons for Those Who Need Them

It is no hyperbole to observe that Gregory Rabassa was a prolific translator.  However, being a quantitative statement, it does not do justice either to Mr. […]
June 17, 2019

The Language of the Wire Room – No Place for the Squeamish

If you are considering working as an Analytic Linguist, you should be aware that you will be listening to court-ordered oral communications intercepts (private phone calls), […]