My 10 Wishes for Translators on International Translation Day

On September 30 of every year, translators around the world celebrate International Translation Day (also Saint Jerome Day). Translators undeniably have one of the best and coolest jobs in the […]

5 Things You Can Do With Coffee, Apart From Drinking It

Today is National Coffee day. Yes, I’m big on this day. I wrote about it here,┬áhere and here. While I only drink one cup of coffee a day, I pretty […]

A Few Thoughts on Miss Lebanon 2017

It’s like social media waits for Miss Lebanon every single year to give us the best jokes of the year… I get it: stress and stage fright are a killer […]

On Translation Companies Marking Translation Tests

Some translation companies tend to mark the translations of professional linguists as if they were exams. Here are my two cents in this regard: To begin with, I don’t even […]

September 5: Working Mothers’ Day

Back in 1982, President Ronald Reagan designated September 5 as Working Mothers’ Day, calling upon “families, individual citizens, labor and civic organizations, the media, and the business community to acknowledge […]

4 Things No One told you about Freelancing

A freelancer is someone who does not hold an in-house position at a company. They have the freedom and the ability to work from any location they want, and to […]

The Benefits of a Bilingual Brain

Do you speak 2 or more languages? Do you know how your brain looks like? Interestingly, the brain of bilingual and multilingual people looks different than that of monolingual people. […]