Under the spell of English

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‘CEO’, ‘community manager’,  ‘coach’, ‘brainstorm’, ‘casual’, and the list goes on and on. Regardless of your mother tongue, you probably recognise these English words from hearing or seeing them in your own language. These are Anglicisms – intruders that sneak in and settle in a host code. Given the pace at which science and technology […]

Diversification gone wild?

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Translators are a bit like a chameleon. Yes, we translate, but we are down-to-earth realists who understand the importance of diversification. Editing & proofreading, copywriting, project management, teaching, transcription, voice-overs… These are some of the obvious add-ons to our service list, but what about the not so obvious? As linguists, we have a powerful tool […]