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When in Rome – Or Paris in this case…It’s time for some travel talk – learning French.
I can speak French. I’d never describe myself as ‘fluent’ in any language other than English, (and the ‘language of numbers’, if you like..) but [...]
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I have now joined Veritas, hailed for its success at home and abroad. It is abundantly clear that their role within the industry is not just one of providing an excellent language translation service to its customers but, it encompasses much [...]
This time of the year, every year, we all hear the same words flying around, whether it is on a Christmas jumper, a Christmas card or sung through Christmas carols, we are faced with the same vocabulary. But where [...]
Java. Joe. Brew. Black gold. Battery acid.
We have a lot of words for that highly popular hot, black, bean-based drink: Coffee.
I was always a tea drinker, myself – even after coffee cafés began popping up in bookstores and replacing bars/pubs. [...]
No one would deny that patenting your new technology is an essential, if costly process, providing as it does a twenty year monopoly on a product. Without it, your brilliant idea would be replicated the world over with no financial or intellectual [...]
Although I have a degree in Literature (with a focus on the Victorian period), and have read numerous novels by Charles Dickens, I have never read A Christmas Carol. So this year, after seeing about [...]
Selecting a translator to translate your website could be one of the most important decisions make in marketing your business and decisions should not be made lightly. With many internet users [...]
Have you heard of Wôpanâôt8âôk? Probably not, since it hasn’t been a ‘living’ language for over 150 years. But that’s about to change…
What is Wôpanâôt8âôk?
Wôpanâôt8âôk is the native language of the Wôpanâak (Wampanoag) tribe of Native [...]
After a visit to the recent World Travel Market in London recently, I wanted to emphasise how much language services can be of use to the tourism industry. This industry covers a diverse range of sub sectors; travel, [...]
In the UK, housing associations are now major providers of rented accommodation and shared ownership schemes, helping those who cannot afford to buy or rent a home. They are non-profit organisations and any income goes back into maintaining existing [...]
is in demand at Veritas and we regularly get requests for Chinese, Arabic and Hebrew translations and now and again, Gaelic.
As expected, many of the requests tend to be philosophical or simply personal to the person [...]
Do you know the difference between interpreting and translation?
Imagine that you’re going on a business trip to China, and you realise that actually, your Mandarin is a bit rusty, and you could probably do with someone to accompany you [...]
Over the last decade, things have rapidly moved on in the world of technology and the internet, and with that so has the language we use to communicate with each other, which is happening increasingly over the internet. With new [...]
Machine translation vs human translation. It’s like something from a sci-fi film – the battle between humans and machines; artificial intelligence turning on its human creators and, at best, rendering us obsolete, at worst, turning us [...]
Louis Kahn, the great architect once said, and I quote;
“A great building must begin with the unmeasurable, must go through measurable means when it is being designed, and in the end [...]
I love working in an office that not only deals with people around the world, but includes people from around the world. Mainly because the chats we have over a coffee are always interesting and lively, and [...]
Professional football clubs sign players from across the globe, and with signing players of all nationalities comes fans from all corners of the globe, as well as business opportunities. At Veritas, we undertake translations in the sports sector, and we are the [...]
This is my last day at Veritas, and therefore I cannot escape the traditional chore of leaving interns: writing a farewell blog. I came here at the end of August and was welcomed by lovely [...]
In my previous blog I discussed how local languages have been perceived in recent history and their relationship with national politics. With the development of the European Union, however, the political approach tended to [...]