Monthly Archives: November 2008

Trusted Translations Goes Green

Trusted Translations, the leading provider of Spanish language translations in the United States market, has recently announced its commitment to “go green” by implementing new policies that will reduce the use of paper by using methods of electronic delivery of invoices and projects as well as brochures and other materials related to marketing campaigns. The […]

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New Words in English 2008

The Oxford English Dictionary, whose corpus of texts now contains over 2 billion words, recently released its list of new words for inclusion in the Eleventh edition in the Revised Edition of its Concise Oxford English Dictionary. http://www.askoxford.com/worldofwords/newwords/?view=uk Some of my thoughts: “Best”, as used in phrases such as “best of breed” is now in […]

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Trusted Translations’ Green Policy

Waste Reduction Trusted Translations’ goal is to use Internet technology to decrease its printing costs and improve its overall environmental performance in several ways. Limited use of mail courier services – Try to encourage clients who insist on sending and receiving hard copies of materials to consider using alternative delivery methods when using our services.  […]

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Teamwork

We frequently hear the word “teamwork”, especially in our work environments where so many people are working for the same company, all for a common end result. Teamwork exceeds individual work by far, even if there is a member of the group that is an exceptional individual, since the sum of the parts always contributes […]

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What is MultiTerm?

If you are a translator working with the Trados CAT tool, you may have seen a component called MultiTerm in your product package. So, just what is this tool and how practical is it for every-day translation jobs? MultiTerm is ideal for translators working with bilingual glossaries or ongoing projects with highly specific terminology. Many […]

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Respecting minorities in multilingual environments

The history of the European continent has defined countries that we recognize as having regional languages as well as official languages. Because of that, several countries are multilingual and it is quite common to learn several languages at once and use them on a daily basis. Within minority languages, Catalan is the language with the […]

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Machine Translations now available on YouTube

Most translators have heard of the new online machine translation option called “Google Translate”. While many would argue that machine translations have several issues regarding accuracy and the inability to understand the text like humans do, this has become a widely popular tool, so much so that YouTube recently announced the launch of a Translate […]

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