Saturday, April 22, 2006

Word of the Day

In light of Hu Jintao's recent visit, I found Ambrose Bierce's definition of interpreter particularly apropos.

Interpreter--One who enables two persons of different languages to understand each other by repeating to each what it would have been to the interpreter's advntage for the other to have said.

ETA: While I typically decry the source, here's a rather amusing interpretation.

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