I'll Kill You Tomorrow by Helen Huber (If Worlds of Science Fiction, November 1953)
"The entities were utterly, ambitiously evil; their line of defense, apparently, was absolutely impregnable."
(ill. by John Schoenherr)
Lost in Translation by Laurence M. Janifer (Analog Science Fact & Fiction, August 1961)
"In language translation, you may get a literally accurate word-for-word translation ... but miss the meaning entirely. And in space-type translation ... the effect may be the same!"
(ill. by Kelly Freas)
Off Course by Mack Reynolds (If Worlds of Science Fiction, January 1954)
"Shure and begorra, it was a great day for the Earth! The first envoy from another world was about to speak—that is, if he could forget that horse for a minute...."