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My Interview with Day Translations Inc.

Last week I had an interview with Sean Hopwood, President of Day Translations Inc., about all things translation and languages. We discussed Arabic, English, translation, interpretation and a little bit of everything. Here it is below. Hope you enjoy it! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3fFChE5dh4&feature=youtu.be  ...

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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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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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The Longest Word in English

The longest word in the English language is ‘pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis’. It has 45 letters and it is a type of lung disease caused by inhaling ash and sand dust. According to Wikipedia, ‘pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis’ refers to a lung disease contracted from the inhalation of very fine silica particles,...

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