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The translation world is full of jokes and just interesting facts. This time, our translation agency decided to cheer you up and share a few of them.
Some interesting facts about translations
Why did they “split” Shakespeare?
Who is unfamiliar with those who have already become winged, in the words of Shakespeare’s Richard III: “Horse! Horse! My kingdom for a horse! ”? But the snag is that in the original, the desperate king is ready to give twice as much for a horse — all his kingdom: “A horse, a horse! My kingdom for a horse! The Russian actor Jacob Bryansky “divided” the patrimony of Richard. There are two opinions why Bryansky inaccurately translated Shakespeare. Continue reading