7. Countless commas
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7. Countless commas

No 7 in a series of articles about translating from Serbian (and other languages) into English I promised a bit of grammar, so let’s start with a couple of completely different items that have nothing at all to do with each other: uncountableness and commas. Uncountable nouns This is something that shouldn’t be difficult, and…

6. Overkill
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6. Overkill

No 6 in a series of articles about translating from Serbian (and other languages) into English It’s funny how inflation can apply not only to currencies, but also to words. Sometimes, a word seems to offer insufficient emphasis, and a new one is made to correct this. Then people learn the new word, and use…