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THE BEST WORDS IN THEIR BEST ORDER

A little over a year ago, what began as a whim—translating a single eight-line poem by Osip Mandelstam to show my wife something I could sense but could not find in any existing translation—turned into an obsession.
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Cat Translation App Hilariously Backfires On Owner - Huffington Post UK

Cat Translation App Hilariously Backfires On Owner - Huffington Post UK | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
How many of us talk to our pets? Probably all of us at one point or another have spoken to an animal, disregarding all common sense in favour of speaking to an animal that cannot understand human.
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Learn French # 8 Hours To Pronounce Correctly French Language

French for beginners, France, Free French lesson, French lesson, Learn French, French words, Pronounce French, French course, French video lesson, French for intermediate, French for advanced,...
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Translators Form Their ideal Translation: What Does It Look Like?

Translators Form Their ideal Translation: What Does It Look Like? | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
one of the topics I read on the Proz forums a short while ago got me thinking: what makes an ideal translation?
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Crazy Text Message Translation Prank

Asking people to translate a funny text message we got. Had a lot of fun filming it! :D En-f*cking-joy ;) ▻BECOME A COMRADE - http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=normeltv...
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Translators help immigrants with cultural interpretations - Hamilton Spectator

Translators help immigrants with cultural interpretations - Hamilton Spectator | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
Urban Core graduates its first class of translators
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The Interpreter's Tale: A Word With Too Many Meanings, a Novel by E. M. Epps

The Interpreter's Tale: A Word With Too Many Meanings, a Novel by E. M. Epps | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
A story of languages.
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'There is something maddeningly attractive about the untranslatable'

'There is something maddeningly attractive about the untranslatable' | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
Variations on the Right to Remain Silent is an essay by poet and classicist Anne Carson about translation, cliché, divine language and the way some words violently resist being explained. She...
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So what future does the French language have? - The Local.fr

So what future does the French language have? - The Local.fr | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
Is the French language slowly dying? Does it have a future? As France celebrates International French Language Day, The Local looks at the current status and future prospects of the language of Molière in the world today.
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In French, Teenagers Speak a Language All Their Own. Confused? Here's a Guide - Global Voices Online

In French, Teenagers Speak a Language All Their Own. Confused? Here's a Guide - Global Voices Online | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
Did you know "2m1" means "tomorrow"? Or that "C'est de la balle" means "That's great"? For anyone lost, we've collected some tips to help you understand the lingo.
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Translating trust in Iraq, one Arabic greeting at a time - Los Angeles Times

Translating trust in Iraq, one Arabic greeting at a time - Los Angeles Times | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
The United States has sent its most potent weapon to Iraq to battle Islamic State . She's a 5-foot-6-inch, 60-year-old grandmother.
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When Patient and Doc Speak Different Languages, Google Translate Can Help—or Hinder

When Patient and Doc Speak Different Languages, Google Translate Can Help—or Hinder | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
Sticks and stones may break your bones, but poorly translated words may also hurt you
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Hoover Police using new translators to break down language barrier

Hoover Police using new translators to break down language barrier | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
Police officers in Hoover are using new "universal translators" to help bring down language barriers.
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Pute de merde de con! The linguistics of Spiral slang - The Guardian

Pute de merde de con! The linguistics of Spiral slang - The Guardian | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
Le weekend will not be the same without Spiral, the French thriller where the language is as intriguing as the plot
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5 free courses on medicine and health care for medical translators and writers

5 free courses on medicine and health care for medical translators and writers | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
Just letting you know about a new post on my medical translation website: 5 free courses on medicine and health care for medical translators and writers.

If you’re a medical translator and are k...
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Why Do English Language Pubs Lag on Translating Classics? - Publishers Weekly

Why Do English Language Pubs Lag on Translating Classics? - Publishers Weekly | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
One of the greatest post-war Dutch novels, Gerard Reve's 'De Avonden' (or 'The Evenings'), which was originally published in 1947, is finally being translated into English. What took so long?
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In other words: inside the lives and minds of real-time translators

In other words: inside the lives and minds of real-time translators | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
The world’s most powerful computers can’t perform accurate real-time translation. Yet interpreters do it with ease. Geoff Watts meets the neuroscientists who are starting to explain this remarkable ability.
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French must drop 'useless barriers' against other languages – minister - The Guardian

French must drop 'useless barriers' against other languages – minister - The Guardian | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
Culture secretary Fleur Pellerin issues volte-face over laws protecting native tongue from foreign invaders and upheld by Académie Française
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Why Cultural Intelligence Matters for Our Police Forces

Why Cultural Intelligence Matters for Our Police Forces | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
Much of the recent turmoil with police forces could be resolved with cultural training.
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The World’s Most Translated Books

The World’s Most Translated Books | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
Every year thousands of new books are published and not all of them captivate readers to the point where they need to be translated. Today, we look at the top
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15 Great French Comics to Learn French

15 Great French Comics to Learn French | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
For language learners, reading a long text or book can be incredibly scary; it’s a wall of words, making you feel overwhelmed. The key to learning is creating interest, and comics are the perfect t...
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BBC Arts - Translation matters: The unsung heroes of world literature - BBC

BBC Arts - Translation matters: The unsung heroes of world literature - BBC | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
Award-winning translator Anthea Bell on why translation is necessary in literature
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Forensic linguistics: Do your e-mails, texts and tweets reveal clues to your identity?

Forensic linguistics: Do your e-mails, texts and tweets reveal clues to your identity? | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
We leave a trail of linguistic fingerprints, but as potential evidence to a crime, is it reliable?
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Want To Know The Language Of The Future? The Data Suggests It Could Be...French

Want To Know The Language Of The Future? The Data Suggests It Could Be...French | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
For many centuries, France was the official language of culture, and erudition. It was the language of diplomacy and arts. Aristocrats in Imperial Russia spoke French, even amongst themselves, as Tolstoy and many others documented.
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French language mistakes: our most embarrassing moments

French language mistakes: our most embarrassing moments | Translators Make The World Go Round | Scoop.it
Learning a language forces you out of your comfort zone and while this will broaden your horizons, it can also be cripplingly embarrassing.
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