Does a ‘hole in the wall’ serve food or money?

  • By Koop Tissingh

(BrE) hole in the wall = geldautomaat, flappentap (AmE) hole […]


Why does an American “administrator” earn so much more than a British one?

  • By Koop Tissingh

(AmE) administrator =  hoofd, leidinggevende, bestuurder, directeur van een (semi-)overheidsinstelling […]


(AmE) jail , prison and lockup are no synonyms

  • By Koop Tissingh

In Amerika zijn jail , prison en lockup geen synoniemen […]


Is the American blackbird a ‘merel’?

  • By Koop Tissingh

(BrE) blackbird = merel (a solitary bird, all black) (AmE) […]


(AmE) transcript = leerdossier

  • By Koop Tissingh

(AmE/CanE) transcript = study file = (EurE) transcript of records […]


“Staatssecretaris” is not a ” Secretary of State’

  • By Koop Tissingh

staatssecretaris = deputy minister / junior minister The best translation […]


translating “mr.”

  • By wabeheer

Since 1986, a Dutch meester in de rechten (“mr.”) is […]