[seqfan] Lost in Translation.
djsycamore at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Sep 24 10:59:41 CEST 2018
English poet Wilfred Owen, was once asked by a journalist :
“Is it possible to translate poetry from one language to another?”
Owen : “Yes of course, but something always gets lost.”
Journalist: “What is it that gets lost?”
Owen: “The poetry of course »
The sequence motto apparently works perfectly in French. It can of course be translated into other languages, but......
So leave it in French, just like “Cherry picking” in English, “Manjana” in Spanish, “QED” in Latin; etc.
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