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Three strikes & you're out!
Words that defy translation

Hook, line & thinker
Is that a fish in your ear?

Linguists at the sharp end
He's going to kill me!

From sublime to idiotic
Slippery slope of idioms

Triumph of lesser failures
Pain and pleasure of being a translator


Lingustic leg-up
How alphabet change boosted Swahili

Internet changes language
Bilingual cross-dressing

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