June 13, 2012
Clearing up the Top 10 Myths About Translation
“Clearing up the Top 10 Myths About Translation,” an article by Nataly Kelly, co-author of Found in Translation: How Language Shapes Our Lives and Transforms the World (foreword by David Crystal) addresses such myths as:
- Any bilingual can be a translator or an interpreter.
- Translation only matters to "language people."
- Crowdsourcing puts professional translators out of work.