One hour lecture or three day conference, no matter how amazing the rest of your work is, stumble once and all they will remember is that you “struggled.”
Today had nothing to do with your skill or ability. Today had nothing to do with your talent or self-worth.
Today was just a hard day. Some days are hard.
Irregardless (defined as): Hey, Regardless! Hold my beer.
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Thank you LaVona
I do, however, now firmly believe that she made up the word Lexicographer about two seconds before the camera started rolling.
Working despite the pain does not mean you are brave, strong or dedicated. It means you need help. Go see a doctor!
Interpreting is a low-impact exercise. I should not be able to hear your signs!
Raise your hand if you’ve ever poked yourself in the eye while interpreting (but raise it carefully, don’t want those fingers getting away from you.)
The waiting room is empty.
Receptionist: Is your client here?
Interpreter: I don’t see him. Do you see someone that could be him? Can you see that person right now?