Guest blogger: Accent and pronunciation

By | April 29th, 2005|Guests, Technical corner|

By Ricard Giner Has anyone noticed that people confuse "accent" with "pronunciation" or [...]

Claiming tax relief

By | April 27th, 2005|Freelance Translation|

Remember this? Well, check this out: My office has turned into a spare [...]


By | April 25th, 2005|Words|

The new Pope's choice of name, Benedict, has been dissected and analysed by [...]

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Why I don’t like bidding systems

By | April 20th, 2005|Freelance Translation|

I don't think many people could imagine a lawyer bidding to get a [...]


By | April 18th, 2005|Words|

1. a. The use of words to express something different from and often [...]


By | April 14th, 2005|Words|

Transblawg gives a link to a very handy language blog aggregator (delightfully named [...]

When the Web lingo was new

By | April 11th, 2005|Language|

It's amazing how new words and expressions get assimilated by language in the [...]

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April showers and Giboulées de mars

By | April 8th, 2005|Idioms|

Yesterday, on my way to the shops, I was caught in what I [...]


By | April 6th, 2005|Freelance Translation|

Chris Hansel emailed me last week to let me know of Babelport, a [...]

Pope Joan

By | April 4th, 2005|Culture|

The extensive coverage of Pope John Paul II's death reminded me of a [...]