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Pork 17: Pork Braised with Ham (火腿根肉)


Pork(List of the Ceremonial Animal)::Pork Braised with Ham [1]
Cut the dry-cured ham into a square chunk, boil it starting from cold water three times [2] and strain it dry.

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A 900 year old Antidote to Islamic Fundamentlism: The Rubaiyat

A 900 Year Old Antidote for Islamic Fundamentalism: The Rubaiyat

Who, as a teenager seeking the heady blend of hedonism, old-world sophistication and erotica has not thrilled to the immortal lines of…. 2,611 more words


"The Negotiation" Heads to Poland

I got a pleasant surprise in my email yesterday from one of the editors at Szortal, a Polish science fiction site.  They liked my story “ 142 more words


The Room by Jonas Karlsson

Title: The Room
Author: Jonas Karlsson
Genre: General Fiction
Source: Review Copy
Rating: Liked it a Lot(4 out of 5) 436 more words


Translating: Is there method in the madness?

How do translators work? How do I work? Are the two the same? Earlier today, I got on to thinking about these exact questions and almost instantly decided to write a post looking at how I actually translate. 810 more words


Australian author Claire Scobie's "Secrets of Travel Writing" published as Chinese eBook

*** Australian author Claire Scobie’s Secrets of Travel Writing was published as a Chinese ebook in August 2012. ***

“Your travel writer’s toolkit to success”: 1,043 more words

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Best of ALC, Part 3

It’s been awhile since I’ve done one of these, but ALC is the translation gift that keeps on giving.

Friendly reminder that none of these entries are incorrect translations and that I’m glad that ALC covers so much English-language slang; the humor lies in the unexpectedly enthusiastic, oddly phrased, or out of date translations. 144 more words