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A Short History of Translation

A Short History of Translation

Translation is only needed because people around the world cannot communicate in a single universal language and need to do so in writing or in the printed form, anyway. If everyone around the world could understand English, or Chinese, equally well,...
Social Media Translation Fails

Social Media Translation Fails

Funny translation fails are common wherever and whenever translation takes place by amateur human translators and, these days at least, computer-generated translation apps and programmes freely available on the internet. Anyone who has gone on an ove...
Where in the World is German Spoken?

Where in the World is German Spoken?

German is not an international language in the same way as English or French is, but it is surprising just how many people actually speak it, either as a first language or a second language, most commonly because of being born into a German-speaking ...
Optimise Your Translation ROI

Optimise Your Translation ROI

One of the key measures for business is the Return on Investment (ROI). Today an ROI can be optimised if the business chooses to localise its product so that it can be more easily marketed to customers in overseas locations. The Importance of Multili...