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Language enthusiasts enjoy the story of the Treaty of Wichale to underline the importance of translation. The treaty of Wichale was signed in Ethiopia on 2nd May 1889 by the Italians and King Menilek II of Ethiopia granting the northern … Continue reading
Take a look at this insightful TED video and learn more about the economist Keith Chen’s findings on how our language effects our economic decision making. It’s absolutely fascinating!
The comparison is based on the cost of major cultural attractions in European cities, including the cost of an opera ticket, a visit to a heritage site and entry to a top museum. The amounts are in British pounds (£). … Continue reading
I know we repeat this point a lot, but proofreading texts is very important. Remember to double-check and proofread your texts before you publish them. Otherwise they could end up like this! If your content is for the web, remember to check them once … Continue reading
Internationally operating companies often ask us just how much of their online content they should translate into other languages. Assuming that they have already identified the need for multi-lingual content, we recommend the following steps, which will help turn what … Continue reading
Towards the end of last year we published the statistics showing the most popular languages used on Twitter. They were: 1: English (34%) 2: Japanese (16%) 3: Spanish (12%) 4: Indonseian (8%) 5: Portuguese (6%) Those stats are interesting in … Continue reading