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Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Gatsby Le Magnifique

One of the things I love about the French is their ability to balls things up in translation. Yesterday I was translating something from French to English - which had already been through a translator -but which still needed tweaking. My French friends here are extremely intelligent, much smarter than I am, but it still amuses me to see how they re-work language. And at the same time I was in a bookstore on Rue Bretagne buying some French books for my French classes back home - when I stumbled upon an ideal book from which to work off with my French tutor. When I looked at the cover I said 'That's not right". But there it was, Gatsby Le Magnifique....

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