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 firstname.lastname@example.org so we can add your links to next week’s list.
Translation, Interpreting & Languages
How were your first steps in the translation sector? Oh, we were as cool as a couple of cucumbers.
What’s Greek About It? How have the Greeks become a metonym for student-run social clubs
Collusion and betrayal in the translation industry—which do you choose?
The Perfidy of Backstabbing Proofreaders and Insufferable Clients
It’s in its right place: how to use apostrophes – the winning haiku
When a CV doesn’t work for a translator and what to use instead?
Why are “Pound” and “Ounce” Abbreviated as “lb” and “oz”?
Apostrophes: everything you ever wanted to know, just about
Brazil conference speaker interview series: Branca Vianna
Brazil conference speaker interview series: Bianca Bold
Brazil conference speaker interview series: Judy Jenner
Brazil conference speaker interview series: Barry Olsen
When I try to do several urgent jobs at the same time
Great basic patents glossary (in English)… and more
14 Language Facts from the U.S. Census Bureau
Why do tech neologisms make people angry?
A translation is not made with tracing paper…
Shortcuts in SDL Trados Studio: the basics
Self-Marketing Strategies for Translators
Keeping your freelance finances in order
Top 5 growing jobs in the U.S. economy
Handling taggy Excel files in Studio…
Counting the Languages of the World
Legal English seminars in Germany
Giovanna Scocchera & her authors
Agata Tuszynska & her translators
Deke Dusinberre and his authors
Guess the Idiom (multilingual)
The Translator as Advocate
5 Funny Figures of Speech
Social media, Blogging, Writing