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3 posts tagged with language by xetere.
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No sir, YOU say potato, now you've ruined the suspension of disbelief!

Is there a word similar to anachronism for when a writer uses a dialect or jargon in the wrong person, ethnic group or similar? [more inside]
posted by xetere on Aug 24, 2010 - 24 answers

Do multilingual fiction writers ever translate their own work?

Do multilingual fiction writers ever translate their own work? [more inside]
posted by xetere on Jan 3, 2009 - 15 answers

How does a language decide when to translate a common word in a foriegn place name?

How does a language decide when to translate a common word in a foriegn place name? [more inside]
posted by xetere on Mar 8, 2007 - 20 answers

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