Re: energeticky generel, etc.
> It sounds like magnificent jargon, Michal, but could it not beMy client is a Scottish adviser who works for the ministry on a Phare
> ambiguous and will your reader know what it refers to? What kind of a
> readership have you got there, anyway?
project. He writes in solid Brusselese. The text will serve as a
background material for a workshop he will attend. So, I figure if he
doesn't understand the term, he'll ask.
> I also use the chimpanzee-typing-out-Shakespeare technique plus aI also got one reference to a Taiwanese /I believe/ page which
> little communion with the cosmos and double inverted commas for
> searches of whole phrases: e.g. "power blueprint". When I conducted
> this search on Google I got 29 hits, many of them just chance adjacent
> occurrences, a reference to a 'girl-power blueprint for the mature
> chick', a reference to Tony Blair in mad-staring-eyes mode and his
> Plans and one reference to energy policy in an Australian city not a
> million miles from the Southern Ocean. I drew an equal blank with
> plurals, so where am I going wrong and what am I missing?
discussed the controversy surrounding nuclear power and whether it
should be included in the country's power blueprint. I guess it just
sounded right - intuitively.
> Careful! They have special Czech versions for male and femaleI usually listen to an American tape with no "affirmations" - just
> listeners. A mate of mine dozed off while listening to the one with
> all the female endings and I hear he still has to take regular hormone
music. BTW - what's wrong with getting in touch with one's feminine
- --- In Czechlist@y..., Michal Ginter <michalginter@v...> wrote:
> My client is a Scottish adviser who works for the ministry on a
> project.OK say no more :)
> He writes in solid Brusselese.Actually, to go off on another tangent, I reckon this Brusselese
sometimes gets some undeserved flack. Simon Vollam sent us a link to a
very nice EU Translation Service style guide a while ago (#7466) and I
thought it was a handbook in pure lucidity:
> BTW - what's wrong with getting in touch with one's feminineYou've got me there fair and square, mate. I am a strong believer in
> side? :-)
being in touch with all of my sides especially my feminine side, but
sometimes it is a bit of a juggling act you know, what with one side
out in Delta Quadrant somewhere and the other side on a floppy disk
that I had with me just a second ago...