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13 verbos que utilizamos incorrectamente en español - elConfidencial.com

13 verbos que utilizamos incorrectamente en español - elConfidencial.com | Language and culture | Scoop.it
Hace unas semanas listábamos los siete errores gramaticales que cometemos con más frecuencia en nuestro día a día y que, en muchos casos, estaban originados por la desidia, las prisas y el desinterés.
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Johnson: Do different languages confer different personalities?

Johnson: Do different languages confer different personalities? | Language and culture | Scoop.it
LAST week, Johnson took a look at some of the advantages of bilingualism. These include better performance at tasks involving "executive function" (which involve the...
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Translation table explaining the truth behind British politeness becomes internet hit - Telegraph

Translation table explaining the truth behind British politeness becomes internet hit - Telegraph | Language and culture | Scoop.it
The British trait of being too polite to speak one's mind has led to a table translating numerous hollow English phrases becoming an internet hit.
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Transcreation – a communication upgrade that’s more than just cosmetic

Transcreation – a communication upgrade that’s more than just cosmetic | Language and culture | Scoop.it
An increasing number of brands are reaching out to international audiences in order to establish an online presence in vibrant emerging markets. These brands depend heavily on global marketing and ...
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Lost in translation: Coke apologizes for offensive bottlecap - NBC News.com

Lost in translation: Coke apologizes for offensive bottlecap - NBC News.com | Language and culture | Scoop.it
Vitaminwater is the latest company to see a marketing mishap go viral. In this case, the apology is along the lines of: Pardon my French....
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LiveLeak.com - Map of Europe: 1000 AD to present day

Look at all those changes over the time
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The Most Surprising Things About America, According To An Indian International Student

The Most Surprising Things About America, According To An Indian International Student | Language and culture | Scoop.it
Indian international student Aniruddh Chaturvedi explains the things he found most surprising about America.
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Localization: Add Some Culture to Your App

Localization: Add Some Culture to Your App | Language and culture | Scoop.it
As an application designer or developer, you want your applications to be relevant, not only in your country but in other countries as well. It is only through localization that you can achieve this relevance.
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The Freelancer’s Guide to Saying ‘No’

The Freelancer’s Guide to Saying ‘No’ | Language and culture | Scoop.it
First thing:  You are allowed to say no. It's a perfectly acceptable answer. It is always an option. You are not obligated to take on every assignment and every client that blows in. You are not re...
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'Only pizzas are delivered': Public sector jargon banned in first style guide for UK Government..

'Only pizzas are delivered': Public sector jargon banned in first style guide for UK Government.. | Language and culture | Scoop.it
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Three Colors of Worldview

Three Colors of Worldview | Language and culture | Scoop.it
The starting point to effective intercultural communication. The Lenses Through Which You View The World The Three Colors of Worldview is what we look...
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Una dosis de lengua y traducción: Tipos de PM; «y tú, ¿de quién eres?»

Una dosis de lengua y traducción: Tipos de PM; «y tú, ¿de quién eres?» | Language and culture | Scoop.it
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Hoy, más que una dosis sobre lengua y traducción, quería hacer una reflexión sobre los tipos de PM que creo que existen y a cuáles debemos aspirar por el bien de la humanidad y de...
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Calcando, que es gerundio

Calcando, que es gerundio | Language and culture | Scoop.it
Que los traductores somos algo tiquismiquis y tenemos un radar especial para los calcos y las frases que rechinan en los doblajes no es algo nuevo. De vez en cuando, de hecho, cuelgo en twitter las...
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El prefijio que se enamoró de un sustantivo

El prefijio que se enamoró de un sustantivo | Language and culture | Scoop.it
El prefijo Ex siempre vivía solo. Se consideraba un espíritu libre. No quería ataduras. Había tenido sus romances con uno y otro género, cierto.
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Superstitious Numbers Around the World

Superstitious Numbers Around the World | Language and culture | Scoop.it
Depending on what country you are in, different superstitions may exist for numbers other than unlucky 13.
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Translation table explaining the truth behind British politeness becomes internet hit - Telegraph

Translation table explaining the truth behind British politeness becomes internet hit - Telegraph | Language and culture | Scoop.it
The British trait of being too polite to speak one's mind has led to a table translating numerous hollow English phrases becoming an internet hit.
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11 palabras intraducibles

11 palabras intraducibles | Language and culture | Scoop.it
Se ha escrito mucho sobre la idea de que las palabras no siempre pueden expresarlo todo.
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How different cultures say “I disagree”

How different cultures say “I disagree” | Language and culture | Scoop.it
There are times in business when we disagree but expressing disagreement comes more easily to some cultures than to others. Germans disagree openly, considering it to be the most honest way. Americans and Finns are also admirably frank and direct.
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Have we literally broken the English language?

Have we literally broken the English language? | Language and culture | Scoop.it
Martha Gill: Well, no, but the redefinition of 'literally' leaves it in a rather awkward state. Perhaps it's a word best avoided for the moment
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Demystifying SEO in Localisation

Demystifying SEO in Localisation | Language and culture | Scoop.it
The topic of Search Engine Optimisation is often subject to over-complication. The truth is that it doesn't have to be complicated. Do we need to understand it thoroughly before we can set up an SE...
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12 Dimensions of Culture

12 Dimensions of Culture | Language and culture | Scoop.it
Knowing where you stand will empower you to be more successful in the global, intercultural workspace. Edward T. Hall, one of the founding fathers of...
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Five Golden Rules to Achieve Agile Localization

Five Golden Rules to Achieve Agile Localization | Language and culture | Scoop.it
Illustrations by Julia Feng (OhISeeItNow.com) Over the past decade, many software development teams have switched their development methodology from a waterfall model to something much more agile such as Scrum.
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