Bob’s your uncle: How US publishers localize (localise?) for UK readers

by Chris Smith
Irish dramatist George Bernard Shaw famously characterized England and America as “two countries separated by a common language.” Nowhere is that clearer than in the expansion of a number of leading U.S. publications to the U.K. As media outlets push into new territory across the pond, many is the copy editor who has spent sleepless nights tormented by linguistic dilemmas: Shou ...Read the full article

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