Translator Valerie Minogue talks through the tricky decisions she had to make when translating two novels by Zola for Oxford World’s Classics.
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different ways to say hello in other languages
English words of French origins, and how to pronounce them correctly
Funny food: translating Europe’s unusual food names
Why is French so prescriptive (and is English)?
Dutch slagroom means whipped cream in English
pies and cakes in English idioms