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Machos, males and he-men

By Admin on 23-Nov-13 15:15. Comments (17)
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Dear reader, The recent, tragic death of seven-time champion boxer Héctor “Macho” Camacho has filled headlines around the world, and put on many tongues a word that was the nickname of the great prizefighter from Bayamón, Puerto Rico—and is a popular n Read more...


December, snow, and romance: translating a month

By Admin on 23-Nov-13 15:15. Comments (9)
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Dear reader, December brings with it Christmas, Hanukkah, the beginning of winter, and year’s end on the 31st. As we’ll see, it also has interesting romantic associations. December wasn’t always the end of the year: as the first syllable of its name testifies, it was the tenth mo Read more...


 

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