Happy New Year… and many felicitous translations!

Well, the time has come to say goodbye to 2015, and although it has not snowed yet, a flurry of multilingual wishes will soon descend upon the Earth. Let's hope for more peace and mutual understanding in 2016 (not least of all with the help of translators across the world), good health, prosperity and success … Continue reading Happy New Year… and many felicitous translations!

Moral Relativity In A Foreign Language – Can it affect you?

Well, recent research conducted by psychologists from the University of Chicago and Pompeu Fabra University of Barcelona shows it can. How? What?! You have probably never doubted your own integrity to this extent before. Do we become different people when thinking about things in a foreign language? I don't know about that, but this research shows pretty conclusively … Continue reading Moral Relativity In A Foreign Language – Can it affect you?

Enjoy the holiday spirit!

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Fröhliche Weihnachten und einen guten Rutsch ins Neue Jahr 2013! Joyeux Noël et Bonne Année 2013! Crăciun fericit şi La mulţi ani! These are but a few ways people share their joy during the holidays. The world we live in is a colorful potpourri of languages and cultures, a bright fabric embroidered … Continue reading Enjoy the holiday spirit!