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Can a Translation Be a Masterpiece, Too?
The New York Review of Books
Do the beliefs we hold about literature add up to something consistent and coherent?
Or are they little more than random pieties?
Why languages and dialects really are different animals
Simple questions often yield complex answers. For instance: what is the difference between a
language and a dialect? If you ask this of a linguist, get comfortable. Despite the simplicity
of the query, there are a lot of possible answers.
Gromco is mainly a resource for those who study (or want to study) a
foreign language–whether it be just for fun or for some professional
purpose, at home or abroad.
Secondarily, it is also a resource for those who work with foreign languages.
category includes FL/L2 teachers, translators, linguists of all stripes, and even
Whoever you are, please make yourself comfortable! If something prevents you from
doing that, feel free to voice your displeasure. This site is essentially a
one-man show and you can reach the man in question via email: val@