Animator Wanted

I saw the above poster today and naturally my eye was drawn to that word: animations.

It needs to be said that this poster probably wasn’t written by a native English speaker, and by animations they probably didn’t mean cartoons, which is what most English speakers would take it to mean. So with that in mind: what do you think animations means here?

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Homage to Catalonia

I was rooting through my George Orwell books this weekend, and realised that it had been a long time since I read his account of of fighting in the Spanish Civil War, and grabbed it. It was only today at work when I questioned whether the title was a strange one.

Was it A Homage to Catalonia?

Or An Homage to Catalonia?

A minor difference, perhaps, but also perhaps all the difference in the world. Continue reading