The year is approaching its final days, but we still have time to learn a bit, don’t we? Here’s what we have for you in the (second) celebratory issue of Smart Ways. (more…)
It’s the last week of December and the end of the year is heading our way at a fast pace. No matter if it concerns personal or business matters, we are looking back at this time of the year. We try to remember and relive the best things that happened and forget the worse ones. At the same time we look forward somewhat cautiously, not yet ready to accept the stress of a new year. So this is the right moment to talk about a somewhat uneasy subject: New Year’s resolutions. (more…)
A very special message for someone very special… (more…)
As you could guess, this week’s digest is dedicated to Thanksgiving, which is celebrated in the US today. We’ll make a linguistic journey into gratitude and turkeys — but also into the challenges faced by aboriginal languages and the measures aimed at improving their fate. (more…)
I remember the feeling I had when I had finished my first translation.
Interestingly, I don’t remember what I had translated. Perhaps, it was a vacuum cleaner manual or a company charter. What I do remember is the thought: “Someone will be reading this and thinking, ‘Wow, this guy did a really good job translating this!’”
How naïve I was. Or was I? (more…)