Our little character is stunned — in MANY languages — that it’s December!
Last month I added Spanish, and this month, based on messages from readers, I added several more languages! See below…
It’s fascinating to see the process of translating this simple cartoon. It’s not a matter of just typing words into Google Translate. There are different ways to express surprise in different languages — and it’s all quite nuanced. Thank you to all the wonderful people who helped translate this one!
Credits: Carolin Menendez (Spanish), my friend Romy Peters (French), Eiko Nishida (Japanese), @eefvanbird (Dutch), Marília F. Nunes (Portuguese), @mintral.park (Korean) and my awesome college roommate, Ellie, and her Dad (Farsi).