Three language lessons you can learn from the word "schlemiel"In honor of National Poetry Month, let’s tackle some of the trickiest aspects of meaning — after all, poetry is one of the great ways to express subtle and slippery thoughts. Our focus today is translation. How can someone convey the meaning of a word that has no equivalent in another language? Among the toughest words to translate, and there are some doozies, schlemiel is a top …
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