Wallace Shawn is a playwright and actor.
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Monday, August 25, 2014
Translating Child Murder Into Plain English
Over the decades, I've done quite a bit of work as a translator from various languages, and sometimes when I get home from work, I just can't stop. Yesterday, for example, I saw an ad in The Hollywood Reporter . It was in English, but its meaning was not immediately obvious at all, so I felt an...