Category Archives: Translation

‘FORTNIGHT’

Yesterday, a poster on campus informed me that we are in the middle of Fairtrade Fortnight. As a non-native English speaker I used to see¬†fortnight as a word used only by characters in Shakespeare plays and old people, but when … Continue reading

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‘UTEPILS’

It was not my plan to write about two Norwegian words in a row, but today’s events compelled me to do so anyway. The word of the day is utepils, one of my favourite words from my mother tongue. The … Continue reading

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