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A Story, A Life Lesson

I have amazing LinkedIn connections that keep sharing incredible stories and life lessons, and I cannot but share with my readers the ones that inspire me the most. Check this story below and make sure to share it if you believe in it! "One day a farmer's...

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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 world. We are communication heroes and language warriors. We bridge gaps, connect cultures, and create a...

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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 the importance of the mothers who work inside or outside the home and to express...

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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. Watch the video below to find out more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMmOLN5zBLY&feature=share   How many languages do you speak? What are they?...

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The Sad Truth of Hiring Employees Nowadays

Recruiters, Human Resources Managers, and all employers for that matter need to take a step back and realize that everybody deserves a chance. To climb the ladder, you start from the bottom and work your way up. it's the ONLY way to go! In the translation industry,...

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Bonne Fête Nationale!

English-speaking countries/lands call the French National Day "Bastille Day", which is celebrated on July 14 of each year. In France, it is formally called la Fête nationale (The National Celebration) and commonly and legally "le 14 juillet" (the fourteenth of July). The French National Day marks France’s...

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Pet Peeves: Social Media Edition

Welcome to Lebanon, the country notorious for celebratory gunfire, the country where everyone and their mother is a public figure or a social media influencer, and also the country where almost everyone is proudly a trilingual. I've been updating my Instagram consistently but making it a...

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Algerian Novelist, Translator and Filmmaker Assia Djebar Gets a Google Doodle

Today Google remembers the late Assia Djebar (30 June 1936 – 6 February 2015) with a doodle. Born Fatima-Zohra Imalayen, the berber-speaking Algerian novelist, translator and filmmaker, whose father is a French teacher, chose Assia Djebar as her pen name for fear of her father's disapproval. In 1957, she published her...

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