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» Governmentspeak
By Gary Smith | Published 01/3/2008 | Miscellaneous | Recommendation:
A light-hearted look at cultural differences in vocabulary (Spanish/English) and government jargon.
» A little learning
By Gary Smith | Published 10/24/2008 | Miscellaneous | Recommendation:
"A little learning is a dangerous thing," as the proverb goes. This is especially true for those foolhardy business people who think that a dictionary or phrasebook can replace translators and interpreters.
» From or into?
By Gary Smith | Published 03/3/2009 | Interpreting | Recommendation:
The importance (or not) of native interpreters.
» Shot Down in No Man's Language
By Gary Smith | Published 08/6/2009 | Business of Translation and Interpreting | Recommendation:
Is the customer always right, even when they invent new words? In an ever-changing society new vocabulary is appearing every day, and translators are at the cultural battlefront. Here are some clues as to how to deal with monolingual customers unaware of this.
» Word crunching
By Gary Smith | Published 01/6/2010 | CAT Tools | Recommendation:
Brute machine translation and machine interpreting in the not-so-far future.
» Officialitis
By Gary Smith | Published 10/26/2011 | Business Issues | Recommendation:
Bureaucracy - the bane of the freelance translator.
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