New Merchandise, and Why One Should Never Translate Old English with Insomnia

A popular math joke on the internet has the punch line “don’t drink and derive.” I’ve been trying to come up with a joke that would work with a similar punch line: “Don’t translate with insomnia.” No success yet. I … Continue reading

The Earliest English Poems: A Bilingual Edition

Ah, what I haven’t endured for this little book! I first found The Earliest English Poems: A Bilingual Edition by Michael Alexander when wandering through the university library during my first year of graduate school. I fell in love the … Continue reading