Sid’s Corner – Freelance Translator Advice

5 Tips for Freelance Translators How do you become a translator, you ask? Perhaps you are a doctoral student in linguistics and just need some money on the side while you work on your dissertation. Perhaps you grew up in a bilingual household, and you have been translating for as long as you can remember. […]

Breaking the Barrier!

Hey there and welcome to your weekly dose of Breaking the Barrier! Today we check out the word: English = Moustache Portuguese = Bigode Spanish = Bigote Afrikaans = Snor History of the Moustache Shaving with stone razors was technologically possible from Neolithic times, but the oldest portrait showing a shaved man with a moustache […]

Translator News Alerts!

Embarrassing tattoo mistakes prompt warning Body art fans are being warned to think before they ink to avoid having indelible translation and spelling errors branded on their skin By Rosa Silverman and agencies 3:53PM BST 24 Oct 2013 There is surely no more permanent a way of declaring your undying love for someone than by having […]

Sid’s Corner – Freelance Translator Advice

Welcome to another addition to Freelancer Advice. Today we will be looking at something we all have trouble with. Handling Difficult Customers The customer may always right, but that doesn’t mean all customers are easy to deal with. Anyone who’s ever worked in customer service can tell you, customers can be downright unruly. Still, if […]

Sid’s World

Welcome to another addition of Sid’s World. Lets start off the day with a fun cartoon about translation. Source=MOX And now, we present to you: A Few Interesting Facts About Translation Services in the Contemporary World 1. There are about 330,000 translators in the world. Of course, this is not counting people who translate things […]

Freelance Translator Advice

Famous tips that all freelancers should Ignore!!! No matter what your freelance niche is, there’s tons of advice out there that’s considered gospel. Just as there’s popular blogging advice that doesn’t always work, there’s popular freelancing advice that doesn’t always work either. New freelancers begin their career (if they don’t, they should) with research. They […]

Sid’s World

Welcome back to another addition of “Sid’s World”. We hope you enjoy your comic of the day and we will be back again next week. Discount for repetitions Source=MOX And now for some tips for all you translators and writers out there. We checking out how to use: State Names and Abbreviations How should you […]