Lenten Psalms Translation Contest 2019

Lent Is just around the corner and Structo is hosting its fifth Lenten Psalms Contest. The basics: pick a psalm and translate/rework/rewrite/reinvent it. Feel free to upend, reverse, riff on, and transform. Yank out a single thread from a psalm and watch the tapestry...

Untranslatable: Kalsarikänni

Today’s word is from Finnish and comes to us via travel and Nordic enthusiast Max Savage. Kalsarikänni (noun) the act of getting drunk in your underwear at home. This oddly specific yet relatable term is illustrated by Winnipeg based artist and illustrator Matea...

Untranslatable: Andøva

This new edition of Untranslatable, an irregular blog series of artists’ illustrations of untranslatable words, features the Faroese word Andøva, meaning ‘to keep a boat in place by rowing against the wind or currents’. The word comes from our associate...