Posts Tagged ‘deadlines’

Did you know that we translators have our own poet laureate — who’s also a pretty mean rapper? Here’s a sample: The deadline Ten thousand words for Friday OK that should be fine Two thousand words a day A good steady pace I must say Day one and all is going fine It’s telly tonight […]


A client phoned me at 4pm the other day (Tuesday 4 October) asking if I could translate 2800 words (12 “translation pages”) on The International Monetary System and Financial Stability: The implications for Latin America. For 8am the following day. Another client asked me that same afternoon for a translation of 6170 words (4 pages). Apologising for […]