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Funny glossary of translating

Funny glossary of translating | Freelance Translation | Scoop.it
20,000 words: The amount of words (some) clients think can be translated overnight. Back translation: (1) I can’t proofread and I don’t trust you. Send translation of your translation. (2) Back tra...

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"Sample Translation: A long document a client has split between 20 agencies as a way of getting the work done for free." LOL

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Becoming a Qualified Member of the ITI | Lingocode German to English translation

Becoming a Qualified Member of the ITI | Lingocode German to English translation | Freelance Translation | Scoop.it
I recently became a Qualified Member of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting. This has coincided with a time of great change: the existing associate category is being replaced by more specific categories.
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22 Maps That Show How Americans Speak English Totally Differently From Each Other

22 Maps That Show How Americans Speak English Totally Differently From Each Other | Freelance Translation | Scoop.it
Small lobsters are tearing this nation apart. ;
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If You're Learning, You'll Never Need to Recharge

If You're Learning, You'll Never Need to Recharge | Freelance Translation | Scoop.it
In a recent interview I did with the Wall Street Journal, we hit on a wide range of topics: discount programs disguised as loyalty programs; the experiment in human nature that we call Panera Cares;
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The Benefits of Procrastinating

The Benefits of Procrastinating | Freelance Translation | Scoop.it
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5 Golden Rules For Finding Entry-Level Translation Jobs

5 Golden Rules For Finding Entry-Level Translation Jobs | Freelance Translation | Scoop.it
Like any profession, becoming a translator takes practice, experience and proper training—and if you were to ask ten translators how they got into the pro
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Du Minitel à l’iPad sans transition : le choc techno des ex-taulards - Rue89

Du Minitel à l’iPad sans transition : le choc techno des ex-taulards - Rue89 | Freelance Translation | Scoop.it
Ils ont passé entre 10 et 25 ans en prison et se sont retrouvés largués dans un monde sans téléphone à pièces. Trois détenus racontent leur "bond dans le futur".
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BBC News - E-mail error ends up on road sign

BBC News - E-mail error ends up on road sign | Freelance Translation | Scoop.it
An automated e-mail response reading in Welsh: "I am not in the office at the moment" is mistakenly put on a road sign.
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Irlanda: la tierra con mejores escritores por metro cuadrado

Irlanda: la tierra con mejores escritores por metro cuadrado | Freelance Translation | Scoop.it
La publicación, por primera vez, de Deseo , de Liam O Flaherty, nos lleva a recordar un país con una literatura extraordinaria y abundante
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Abolishing angst regarding among versus amongst

Abolishing angst regarding among versus amongst | Freelance Translation | Scoop.it
One of our readers raised the following useful query a few months ago: What?s the difference between among and amongst? Happy to help! In the spirit
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Top 10 Good Tech Habits Everyone Should Have

Top 10 Good Tech Habits Everyone Should Have | Freelance Translation | Scoop.it
You've probably heard people tell you should back up your computer, or you should have more secure passwords.

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Do endorsements on LinkedIn matter? — Catherine Translates

Do endorsements on LinkedIn matter? — Catherine Translates | Freelance Translation | Scoop.it
The Endorsements feature on LinkedIn was introduced last September. I became aware of this around Halloween when my timeline was suddenly taken over by endorsement-related updates. Do clients care about endorsements?
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A couple of freelance tips

A couple of freelance tips | Freelance Translation | Scoop.it
Every now and again, I feel inspired to post a random freelance tip on my Twitter feed. I could say that these are Zen master-esque pearls of wisdom that distill in my mind over the course of a few...
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The Concept of a Translator as a Data Input Clerk/Omniscient Miracle Worker Is Not Very Healthy

The Concept of a Translator as a Data Input Clerk/Omniscient Miracle Worker Is Not Very Healthy | Freelance Translation | Scoop.it
Contrary to popular belief, the life of a translator is not exactly a bed of roses and the remuneration for working until exhaustion to meet a tight deadline is usually not exactly a king's ransom ...
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7 Top Freelancing Secrets to Help You Balance Your Freelancing Work and Your Life | FreelanceFolder

7 Top Freelancing Secrets to Help You Balance Your Freelancing Work and Your Life | FreelanceFolder | Freelance Translation | Scoop.it
We freelancers seem to crave work/life balance. In fact, the hope for a better work/life balance is one of the main reasons many of us become
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7 Mistakes Freelance Translators Should Avoid

7 Mistakes Freelance Translators Should Avoid | Freelance Translation | Scoop.it
Google There are several measures you can take to establish productive relationships with your customers. Delivering high quality translations and keeping up with deadlines will play the most impor...

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Your mega summer reading list: 180+ books recommended by TEDsters | TED Blog

Your mega summer reading list: 180+ books recommended by TEDsters | TED Blog | Freelance Translation | Scoop.it
It's time for summer reading! Here 16 TEDsters—from speakers Sarah Kay and Raghava KK, to attendees Rainn Wilson and Bill T Jones—pick books.
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50 erreurs de traduction

50 erreurs de traduction | Freelance Translation | Scoop.it
Petit Petit Gamin - Ta dose quotidienne de LOL-WTF-OMG
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Freelance Translators [INFOGRAPHIC]

Freelance Translators [INFOGRAPHIC] | Freelance Translation | Scoop.it
Dana Translation conducted a survey about freelance translators, and this INFOGRAPHIC present most of the results.
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SABC News.com - Zulu goes High-Tech:Saturday 9 February 2013

SABC News.com - Zulu goes High-Tech:Saturday 9 February 2013 | Freelance Translation | Scoop.it
Determined not to use English as a crutch, Phiwayinkosi Mbuyazi instead created 450 new words in Zulu.
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Most embarrassing translation

Most embarrassing translation | Freelance Translation | Scoop.it
Mox is a young but well educated translator. Two PhDs, six languages... and he hardly earns the minimum wage.
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Find out how language translation can deliver a significant competitive advantage for companies doing business in the BRIC countries - Merrill Brink International

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Top 10 foreign language faux pas: in pictures - Telegraph

Top 10 foreign language faux pas: in pictures - Telegraph | Freelance Translation | Scoop.it
Just when you think you're getting to grips with a foreign language, a "false friend" can leave you red-faced and tongue-tied. Anne Merritt explains how to avoid them.
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Grammar and punctuation test: take our quiz

Grammar and punctuation test: take our quiz | Freelance Translation | Scoop.it
In June, year 6 pupils will sit a National Test in spelling, grammar and punctuation. But how good is your knowledge of technical English? Take our quiz for students, teachers and grammar fans
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