Monthly Archives: November 2011

Quote of the Week: “This awful catastrophe is not the end but the beginning …”

“This awful catastrophe is not the end but the beginning. History does not end so. It is the way its chapters open.”—St. Augustine. Advertisements

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#Translation–Quote of the month ” Translation is another name for the human condition ..” Amen.

» View larger jacket image Is That a Fish in Your Ear? Translation and the Meaning of Everything » David Bellos Particular Books  Hardback : 01 Sep 2011 £20.00 http://www.penguin.co.uk/nf/Book/BookDisplay/0,,9781846144646,00.html (Nota Bene: we shall leave links only, after the weekend) In … Continue reading

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#Movies–‘Breaking Dawn – Part 1’ Is the Worst ‘Twilight’ Yet –in R S

http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/reviews/the-twilight-saga-breaking-dawn-part-1-20111117 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1 Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner Directed by Bill Condon Rolling Stone: star rating Community: star rating   By PETER TRAVERS November 17, 2011 Start hating me now, Twihards, but the sexless, bloodless, padded and plodding Breaking … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Street Draws Massive Turnout in NYC and Across the Nation to Mark 2-Month Milestone on ” Democracy Now ! “

Occupy Wall Street Draws Massive Turnout in NYC and Across the Nation to Mark 2-Month Milestone http://www.democracynow.org/ November 18, 2011 http://www.democracynow.org/images/player.swf Occupy Wall Street Draws Massive Turnout in NYC and Across the Nation to Mark 2-Month Milestone Share399 The Occupy Wall Street movement entered … Continue reading

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Life as a Bilingual —in …

http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/life-bilingual/201111/change-language-change-personality Life as a Bilingual The reality of living with two (or more) languages. by Francois Grosjean, Ph.D. Change of Language, Change of Personality? Understanding the link between language and personality in bilinguals. Published on November 1, 2011 by Francois Grosjean, … Continue reading

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” Be afraid …” – ” Désastre bancaire et bûcher des vanités …. ” in —

http://www.lemonde.fr/idees/article/2011/10/05/desastre-bancaire-et-bucher-des-vanites_1582445_3232.htm Désastre bancaire et bûcher des vanités Vingt ans après le Crédit lyonnais, la France connaît donc son deuxième désastre bancaire. Les 6 milliards d’euros engloutis en 2008 dans le sauvetage public de Dexia l’ont été en pure perte.AP/Thanassis Stavrakis … Continue reading

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Really, really rich ? A Banner Year For The Richest In America — Forbes 400

  Forbes 400: A Banner Year For The Richest In America       http://www.forbes.com/forbes-400/ 1 Bill Gates $59 B 55 Medina, Washington Microsoft 2 Warren Buffett $39 B 81 Omaha, Nebraska Berkshire Hathaway 3 Larry Ellison $33 B 67 … Continue reading

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