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    Humor and Translation: Weird English

    English is the most widely spoken language in history, with the largest vocabulary (perhaps as many as two million words), and is used in some way by at least one out of every seven humans around the globe. But the fact must be faced that English is a crazy language—the most loopy and wiggy of all tongues.

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    Humor and Translation: Translating the Enemy

    During World War II, to avoid prosecution or even execution, Japanese people hid or destroyed anything Western, including books, art, music, even musical instruments. And all the while, Hanako Muraoka was translating Canadian author L. M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables into Japanese.

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    Congratulations ATA and AFTI Honors and Awards Recipients!

    Each year, ATA and the American Foundation for Translation and Interpretation present annual and biennial awards to encourage, reward, and publicize outstanding accomplishments by both seasoned professionals and students.

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