10 Facts About the Spanish Language

Hey there all and welcome back to more AWESOME facts we found about language. Today we focussing on SPANISH! 1. With 329 million native speakers, Spanish ranks as the world’s No. 2 language in terms of how many people speak it as their first language. It is slightly ahead of English (328 million) but far […]

Interesting facts about LANGUAGE!

Hello everyone and welcome back to another learning day in LANGUAGE FACTS! Today we found you guys some JUICY new goodies. Enjoy and we will be back with more awesome ones next week. Source & Credits to http://www.muskurahat.us for all the research. According to Illinois state law, it is illegal to speak English. The officially recognized language […]

Medieval Latin dictionary completed after 100 years

9 December 2013 Last updated at 14:21 GMT The final part of an epic dictionary of medieval Latin is to be published this week, bringing to a close a project initiated 100 years ago. The Dictionary of Medieval Latin from British Sources has more than 58,000 entries and currently spans 15 volumes, the first of which came […]

5 Tips for Becoming a Freelance Translator

One of the most appealing things about becoming a freelance translator is the freedom and flexibility that comes with it. Of course, freelancing has its own set of challenges, time management being one of them, but we thought it might be wise to backtrack a bit and provide some food for thought to those who are interested […]

Sid’s World!

Welcome to a fun edition to Sid’s World! Today we looking at some more fun language facts that you might or might not have known. Did you know that… 01 There are between 6000 and 7000 languages in the world – spoken by 7 billion people divided into 189 independent states. 02 There are about […]

Translator News Alerts!

R.I.P. Daniel Weissbort, champion of translation everywhere Daniel Weissbort is dead. I heard this yesterday from Neil Astley of Bloodaxe Books in the U.K., but hadn’t been able to confirm it till I found it posted here, on the website of the influential journal he founded with Ted Hughes in 1965,Modern Poetry in Translation. He continued to edit the magazine until […]