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    Sometime last year I booked tickets to see Ed Sheeran play in Warsaw. I knew nothing of his music. I thought Galway Girl was a

    Gained in translation

    Why doesn’t translating ‘tomorrow week’ as ‘holnap hét’ work? Tomorrow = holnap. Week = hét. Admittedly, tomorrow week might be an Irish expression to begin with

    Losing time

    Many years ago, when I was living in London, I decided that the best thing about living in that particular capital was the number of

    2016 Grateful 44

    My grandfather had a chair by the fire that no one else sat in. My dad has one, too. I have my corner of the

    Chewing the cholent

    It was a flying visit. I didn’t have much time. In Wednesday evening, work Thursday, fly out Friday morning. I wasn’t there to sightsee but

    There are no ugly women; just lazy ones

    Helena Rubenstein, the world’s first self-made female millionaire, was born in Kraków, Poland, in 1872. She emigrated to Australia in 1902. With no money and little English,

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