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10 interesting facts on translation and translators

Posted on September 25, 2017

Translation may be an old profession, but it continues to be an important one! To mark International Translation Day, we give you a blog post full of interesting facts on translation and translators!

How word origins can help you keep “-onym” words straight

Posted on September 18, 2017

Not only is learning word origins interesting, but it can also help you remember the meanings of easily confused words, such as those ending in “-onym.” Read on to learn where these words come from so that you never have to scratch your head and wonder “What’s a homonym?” again!

What bilingualism means to me

Posted on September 5, 2017

The Chief Executive Officer of the Translation Bureau, Stéphan Déry, is a passionate advocate of official languages. Read his post to find out why bilingualism means so much to him!

Editing matters: Helping your text to shine

Posted on September 5, 2017

Editors … what do they do exactly when they edit your writing? If you think they simply correct spelling and punctuation mistakes, then it’s time for you to read professional editor Anne Louise Mahoney’s blog post, because there’s so much more to it than that!

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