I fear a British employment tribunal is about to give undue weight to an exceptionally everyday Portuguese curse. But José “translator” Mourinho should be able to wriggle his way out of that, and if he can’t then he can probably afford it.
- EU interpreter kicked senseless by admin colleague during Commission charity footie match
The Schuman Trophy has been a fixture on the Commission’s calendar for 20 years, with teams from each department playing each other and raising money for children’s charities.
But this year’s event — held on May 21 and sponsored by the likes of Volvo and Belgian financial services firm Easyvest — ended in chaos
- Transformative translation: Schloss
We’re all fucked in the end -the reward for life is death- but meanwhile the profession would be greatly improved if rendered client-free. MM:
My career as a translator of guides to buildings in Central Europe started ignominiously when I gave in to the resident of Schloß Leitheim, who insisted it was Leitheim Castle.
- New insult: “Translator!”
That’s how Barça fans greeted Chelsea boss Mourinho at the airport. Mourinho, of course, worked as press conference reverse mumbo jumbler and general gofer for Bobby Robson during the latter’s all-too-brief spell in charge of our likely lads. Tina Vallès–a real, professional translator–has the clipping.
- FC Barcelona: Buy the entrance now without tails
A poster at the Camp Nou footy museum reminds the public that neither evening dress nor cloven hooves are required for entry in their earthy Paradise: