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 […]

Ay! The Sounds of Pain around the World

What is the sound that you make when you’re in pain? Usually, in Lebanon, people use “Ay”. When it’s one’s soul that aches, they tend to say “Akh” آخ (which […]

How To Say Happy New Year in 34 Languages

So I stumbled upon this cool video which teaches you how to say “Happy New Year” in 34 languages. Happy New Year! Cheers to an awesome 2017 😀

Let it Pour! Heavy Rain around the World

Lebanon is witnessing its coldest weather this season so far, and I happen to have stumbled upon this photo which shows how countries around the world express themselves when it is […]

December 18, World Arabic Language Day

Today is World Arabic Language Day. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) established  this event in 2010 “to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity as well as to promote […]

Ridiculously Low Translation Rates: This needs to Stop!

I just found out about Upwork from someone I know and decided to browse through it a little bit. Upon checking the translation projects posted there, I realized that even […]

The “Lady Photographer” Karimeh Abbud Honored with Google Doodle

Karimeh Abbud was a Palestinian professional photographer and artist who was born in 1893. She lived and worked in Lebanon and Palestine in the first half of the 20th century. […]