Our Deformities

There's a useful term that I've only seen in French - deformation professionel - and I don't see why it would lose anything in English translation as "professional deformation." It refers to the things that begin to separate us from the rest of the population as a result of our evolving according to the pattern of our different professions. I thought about this as I read film critic after film critic include Lost in Translation among his or her top ten films of 2003. As someone who was tempted to leave half an hour into the film, and irritated, … [Read more...]