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April 2009

Study-visit + Prao

The Swedish word “Studiebesök” seems to be missing in the English vocabulary. An attempt to translate: Study-visit noun • an act of going to visit/study somebody’s workplace. This is a quite common activity in Swedish schools, where the students are taken to check out a business, a facility or just about any workplace that seems […]

Open Call: Word Artists

Wordsmith noun • a skilled user of words. “Wordsmith” in Swedish is “ordkonstnär”, which translated back to English means “word artist”. A word artist is someone who is a skilled user of words, but not necessarily a comedian. Is it required to be a skillful writer or is the usage of words in spoken language […]