Posts tagged “germans”

  1. Friends, I spend a lot of time in Wikimedia Commons trawling for public-domain art what I can fling jokes at, and when I come across a photo caption like "When a horse is suffering from worms (colic?).JPG," I do not think. I act.

  2. 1. Choose an excerpt from your translated novel. Practice it out loud. Realize that you do not understand 10% of your own text, even though you’ve been living in Germany for the past six years. Look up the words you don’t know in the dictionary and make small, inscrutable notes on the page. Read through again, stumbling more than the first time, due to the small, inscrutable notes. 2. Board train to the book fair…