Every week we share on Twitter many interesting blog posts and online articles on translation, interpreting, language, as well as freelancing, blogging, business and social media. If you missed any of the great content we shared last week, here is your chance to catch up.
The content is listed in categories based on the topic, so just scroll down to find your favorite and enjoy reading! You can read the Weekly Favorites from previous weeks here.
If you read any fabulous posts that we missed, let us know in the Comments section or email us at email@example.com so we can add your links to next week’s list.
Translation, Interpreting & Languages
The International Organizations and their Official Languages. Do we need to add more?
Lesson 32: No translator has ever been sued, so insurance is a waste of money
A Whole Week of Being Chased By Cheapskates from All Over The World
Going Global by Going Local: Why localization improves engagement
Greek language history, alphabet evolution, numerals, symbols, links
Day One of the Literary Translation Centre at the London Book Fair
An example of how some LSPs provide expert language services
The Prosperous Post-Editor: Interesting Testimony on PE Rates
Lesson 31: Does every translator have to be an entrepreneur?
Medizinische Übersetzer – keine Ausnahmen von der Regel
For translators: The importance of appearing confident
11 Funny Foreign Sayings …And What They Mean
Studying in a Castle – two weeks in Edinburgh
The Funny Grammar Guide to Making a Point
Interview with a Lexicographer (@lexicojules)
American Slang From The Early 19th Century
How to Make More $$ without Really Trying
A different approach to OCR for translation
Is linguistic inflation insanely awesome?
11 Forms of Word Patronage to Forgo
Republican And Democrat Translator
Bad Translator Goes To Washington
Badly translated signs store in Etsy
Day Two at the London Book Fair
Interruptions — Our Daily Lot
Spring cleaning the office
Mind Your Manners!
Tips for translators
Freelancing, Blogging, Writing, Social Media
Article Length or Why Shorter Blog Posts Might Get you More Social Media Exposure
Manage Your Time to Reap Bigger Profits – A Freelancers’ Guide
10 Lessons Seth Godin Can Teach You About Blogging
Work chunky, work better
Putting the Social Back into Social Media: 40 Ways to Build a Loyal Audience