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Forum: Arts & Entertainment 07-26-2008, 12:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,720
Posted By noodles
I'm grateful to your suggestions, particularly...

I'm grateful to your suggestions, particularly those on diction, like DaNac's "fantasy" issue and Chocolatl's matte.
I'm just wondering if this translated Preface is worthy to be published, since...
Forum: Arts & Entertainment 07-24-2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2,786
Views: 721,502
Posted By noodles
i just happened to have translated Deep S into...

i just happened to have translated Deep S into chinese, published in 2006, an awesome novel indeed.

Now i'm working on Bogle's Character Counts.
Forum: Arts & Entertainment 07-24-2008, 06:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,720
Posted By noodles
Hooked on fantasy art?

Below is my translation of the Preface to a fantasy art book. Unfortunately, English happens not to be my native language. I'd kill to have someone proofread it and correct those errors that sound...
Forum: Arts & Entertainment 09-24-2007, 02:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,228
Posted By noodles
Two and four is sex.

Two and four is sex.
Forum: Arts & Entertainment 09-24-2007, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,228
Posted By noodles
Thank you, Sundae Girl, for your help.

Thank you, Sundae Girl, for your help.
Forum: Arts & Entertainment 09-24-2007, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,228
Posted By noodles
Altogether Autumn

I recently read a literary essay entitled "Altogether Autumn."

The last para. goes like this, which, presumably, implies the theme:

Then came the autumn when I [mother/narrator] planted the...
Forum: Arts & Entertainment 07-04-2006, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,457
Posted By noodles
thank u wolf and bruce for yr kind attention and...

thank u wolf and bruce for yr kind attention and comments.
Forum: Arts & Entertainment 07-03-2006, 12:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,457
Posted By noodles
7 Chinese poems, critique welcome

Hello,

Following are my translations of 7 classical chinese poems (i noodled on

them). But i'm not a native speaker of english, and have never created any

creditable english poems. I'd...
Forum: Arts & Entertainment 06-09-2004, 04:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,445
Posted By noodles
my sincere thanks first goes to Catwoman. your...

my sincere thanks first goes to Catwoman. your literary interpretation does help so much.

and my thanks also goes to Elspode, Ghost, Beestie, and Wolf.
Forum: Arts & Entertainment 06-07-2004, 11:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,445
Posted By noodles
paraphrase needed for dylan thomas's "do not go gentle"

anyone who can paraphrase the following two lines from the last stanza of dylan thomas's "do not go gentle":

And you, my father, there on the sad height,
Curse, bless, me now with your fierce...
Forum: Home Base 04-03-2004, 12:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,042
Posted By noodles
Thank u BrainR, Bruce, and UD, for yr replies. ...

Thank u BrainR, Bruce, and UD, for yr replies.

My special thanks go to Limey. Your revised draft once again pro ved the assumption that translation is best done into, not out of, one's own...
Forum: Home Base 03-31-2004, 03:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,042
Posted By noodles
helpppp wanted

noodles is a nuisance, but he does need yr help.


Following is my tentative translation of instruction for mosquito coils. i'd like to use it next week for classroom discussion on chinese-english...
Forum: Home Base 03-31-2004, 02:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,667
Posted By noodles
yep. too many people means too many wholes, and...

yep. too many people means too many wholes, and too many wholes means too many comes and too many goes
Forum: Home Base 03-16-2004, 01:12 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,095
Posted By noodles
All work and no play makes Tom a dull partner, be...

All work and no play makes Tom a dull partner, be it 4, middle, or after play.

By the way, 4play doesn't necessarily mean beating around the bush, does it?
Forum: Home Base 03-15-2004, 07:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,163
Posted By noodles
Thank u Staceyv. I'll try LeeShark coz in China...

Thank u Staceyv. I'll try LeeShark coz in China brand names, unlike yr Procter & Gamble or Chrysler, normally connotes what they are used for or their functions. But what i'm afraid about LeeShark...
Forum: Home Base 03-15-2004, 03:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,163
Posted By noodles
Any suggestions?

i was asked to translate a brand name (mosquito coil) into english.
Its Chinese name in pinyin or wade-giles goes something like "Lee Shar"(force/power+kill/destroy). And i now have 2 alternatives:...
Forum: Arts & Entertainment 03-14-2004, 04:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,527
Posted By noodles
Some translation critics argue that the chiasmus...

Some translation critics argue that the chiasmus in question (line 4) distorts the original, more clever than sincere or thoughtful, or that it jingles and implies unintended humor.

Other critics,...
Forum: Home Base 03-14-2004, 01:14 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,924
Posted By noodles
Thus says robert frost poetry, translated, gets...

Thus says robert frost
poetry, translated, gets lost
rhymed versions do cost

Thus laughs lumberjim
translators out on a limb
laugh at me, not him
Forum: Home Base 03-13-2004, 07:12 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,924
Posted By noodles
Hecklers boo and woo Productive, instructive,...

Hecklers boo and woo
Productive, instructive, cool
Japanese Haiku
Forum: Cellar Meta 03-13-2004, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2,396
Views: 919,813
Posted By noodles
A clever answer from Lumberjim And he says he...

A clever answer from Lumberjim
And he says he is a fart on the breeze
Poor noodles cannot tell Toad from its limb,
and ordered coffee but got tease.:confused:
Forum: Cellar Meta 03-13-2004, 05:31 AM
Replies: 2,396
Views: 919,813
Posted By noodles
Hi, Lumberjim. is yr system ip-sensitive, or...

Hi, Lumberjim.

is yr system ip-sensitive, or what?

i'm now using a different ip, but have to fill in user name and password each time. troublesome, isn't it? i didn't have to with the old one...
Forum: Quality Images and Videos 03-11-2004, 11:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,812
Posted By noodles
Re: Evidently, I'm not just a flash in the pan

nice pix. but to me cigs and beers in each of these more highlighted than people. "camels" definitely, but beers, no idea what it is.
Forum: Image of the Day 03-11-2004, 10:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,541
Posted By noodles
i cannot afford to prove or disapprove your...

i cannot afford to prove or disapprove your calculations. The fact is that it is a picture, and someone pasted it here.

more golfers, more golf widows.
Forum: Arts & Entertainment 03-11-2004, 10:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,527
Posted By noodles
not my own translation. i need your comments...

not my own translation.

i need your comments and response for testing, shaping, and improving our translation strategies.
Forum: Image of the Day 03-11-2004, 12:22 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,797
Posted By noodles
i didn't wish you harm i can never be cruel ...

i didn't wish you harm
i can never be cruel
one day you'll find
that i'm more than a fool

clueless to a fraud
sarcasm i miss
pidgin invites laugh
ignorance is bliss
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