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Speaking a Foreign Language helps protect Memory
Translators and interpreters are ahead of the memory pack. Why? A study shows that knowing how to speak other languages is good for your memory. http://www.langology.org/?p=1511
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20 Words Related to Language and Literature Everyone Should Know
Article Source: http://quizlet.com/328951/vocabulary-list-9-terms-relating-to-language-and-literature-flash-cards/
Lost In Machine Translation
A client recently called to let us know how happy he was with our translation of his Employee Handbook. He’d tried to have it translated in the past but was flabbergasted by the poor quality of the translation he received from a supposedly reputable translation company. After taking a look, I quickly realized that this […]
The Romang Language, A Peculiar Similarity, In Name Only.
As strange as it sounds, there is yet another language that in name only, sounds like “Romans” or even “Romany”, however “Romang”, couldn’t be further unrelated from either of these languages. Roma or Romang is a Malayo-Polynesian language spoken by about 1,700 people (as of 1991) in the Jersusu Village on Romang Island in […]
The Esperanto Language, An Interesting Idea…
Esperanto is the most successful international auxiliary language to date, with up to two million speakers worldwide. It was invented in the late 19th century by a Polish doctor, Ludovik Zamenhof, who wanted to end inter ethnic conflict by providing everyone with a common tongue. Zamenhof’s aim was a language that was simple to […]