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Lost in translation

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g1749 (Published 25 February 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g1749

Re: Lost in translation

Essential and sentential, but preferential and existential, communication is a predictably tricky, sticky mix/mess of tendentious text, pretentious pretext, contentious context, and sententious subtext, with no subtitles or entitlements.

Competing interests: No competing interests

28 February 2014
Hugh Mann
Physician
Retired
Eagle Rock, MO, USA