Languages

Posts about all language-related stuff.

#TransTip: No Negotiable Rates for First Time Clients

Translators, please stop giving first time clients your rates and then stating that they are negotiable! This is the most unprofessional thing to do and it sets things totally on […]

Ew! Farts in Other Languages

It’s Friday, don’t judge me. I’ve had a rough week. Actually, this entire month has been one from hell. All is Okay now, so let’s keep things positive, shall we? […]

March Forth on March Fourth: National Grammar Day

Today is National Grammar Day, which is celebrated on the 4th of March of every year in the United States. I’ve previously written about it here . It is noteworthy that according […]

Happy #PancakeDay! Pancakes of the World

Today is Pancake Day, and you really can’t avoid it on the internet lol! I’ve been seeing photos of drool-worthy pancakes and epic pancake flip videos all day on social […]

International Mother Language Day

International Mother Language Day (IMLD) is celebrated worldwide on the 21st of February of every year. It aims at promoting awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. It was first […]

United Nations: A Day in the Life of Real Interpreters

This is a must watch video which explains what an interpreter really  does and how difficult of a job it is to simultaneously interpret from one language to another with […]

How to answer the Phone in 10 Languages

This is another illustration by cartoonist and illustrator James Chapman showing how to answer the phone in 10 languages.   I would add the Arabic: رن رن نعم Know any way […]