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Author: Rania

National Coffee Day

National Coffee Day is observed on September 29 of every year. It is used to celebrate coffee as a beverage and to promote fair trade coffee. In March 2014, the International Coffee Organization agreed to set the first official date for this day, and it was...

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September 24: Punctuation Day

National Punctuation Day is celebrated each year on September 24 in the United States. Founded by Jeff Rubin in 2004, National Punctuation Day aims at promoting the correct usage of punctuation, where appreciators of correct punctuation and spelling are encouraged to share pictures of errors spotted in everyday life. I...

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What makes a Sworn Translator?

This post is inspired by a few clients I met throughout my career, the most recent one being just a couple of hours ago. They contact me for a sworn translation, send me the files via email and expect me to deliver a sworn (stamped)...

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The Ugly Truth in Lebanon

I received this Arabic text and thought of translating it and sharing it. في لبنان: السنكري دكتور والحكيم تاجر والمستشفى دكانة والوزارة مغارة والشوفير محلل سياسي والمحلل السياسي بيقبض والموظف عتال والشيوعي رأسمالي والإقطاعي إشتراكي الممثلة بتغني وملكة الجمال بتمثل والمنتج او جوزون او مصاحبون الميت بينتخب الدركي هوا تشيكن الدكنجي بشرج تلفونات محل التلفونات ببيع نسكافيه والنصاب إستاذ والإستاذ شحاد وزير الشباب ختيار موظف الضمان...

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The Added Value of Professional Interpreters

the AIIC (International Association of Conference Interpreters, aka "Association Internationale des Interprètes de Conférence" in French) released an amazingly accurate animated video explaining the importance of hiring professional conference interpreters and the positive effect it has on corporate performance. The AIIC uploaded the video to their...

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