Monthly Archives: June 2011

Star Wars + Vikings = Awesome!

If there were an award given out for the geekiest translation project ever, I think I might just have found a contender: Tattúínárdœla Saga, the “Star Wars” story rewritten in the style of the Old Norse Sagas and translated into Old Norse as well. The saga is the brainchild of Jackson Crawfo...
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How to Translate a Joke

Humor is, without a doubt, one of the hardest things to translate. This was definitely apparent in the worldwide coverage of the Egyptian uprising earlier this year: jokes were central to the protests, but according to Al Masry Al Youm, unless they were written in English they were often lost in tra...
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