A few words or phrases I’ve not yet blogged about but are in the translation pipeline…
- egg salad = egg mayonnaise
- why I can’t say mayo
- hooking up
- consignment sales and charity shops
- cream, but not as we knew i
Happy today to be asked to review The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri for the Historical Novel Society. I read about it for my article for the HNS on the Booker Longlist.
Also, I’ve just seen it has a very different cover (and much less attractive!) on Amazon.com than on Amazon.co.uk. With my Transatlantic Translator hat on, I can’t help wondering why…