Except that this time, it is "tub". As in bath tub, but also as in ice cream tub. So what were the German translators in Germany thinking when they read this piece of dialog: I don't know. I'll probably just go to the amusement park, maybe the circus. Fly a kite on the … [Read more...] about Carbon Copy, Part 2
Another head-scratcher. Yesterday's Los Angeles Times had this headline: Man in U.S. illegally accused of fatally attacking woman with hammer. So are they going after the people who illegally accused him? … [Read more...] about Parse that!
I am in the process of doing final quality control on the dubbing scripts of 10 episodes of a TV series that is going to be in its third season. The translation was done in Germany by one of the better known dubbing companies. As can be expected, there are many dialogs that have … [Read more...] about Carbon Copy
I was waiting for my car to be washed the other day at the Westchester Hand Wash, watching the big planes come in on the adjacent North runway of LAX, when my eye caught the letter Ö on the little laminated cardboard sheet they give you to retrieve your car. Wow, I thought, … [Read more...] about Zymöl aus Bischofs
Photo GalleryBig week: I can celebrate 2,000 commuter miles on our new electric vehicle. Time for an interim report. … [Read more...] about Zero Emission