We at Apex Translations monitor all new word additions to English dictionaries which endeavor to herald a new year’s beginning with often-used parts of speech which denote current, if not up-to-the-minute, English phrasings, salutations, and internet slang. Click on the following link to glimpse a few: http://www.latimes.com/books/jacketcopy/la-et-jc-selfie-tweep-new-words-websters-dictionary-20140519-story.html Along with new… [Read More]
How do we find the best translators?
The above question is not only asked by a competent translation agency, but also by presidents, governmental ministers and leaders of nations, monarchs, patent attorneys, corporate CEOs who guide global businesses, medical and pharmaceutical professionals, ambassadors, diplomats, universities, educators, journalists, press secretaries, travel guides and authorities, writers, musicians, artists, poets,… [Read More]
It’s Beginning to Look Like…….Flag Day, Fourth of July, Festivities…and Standards!
June-July, 2014 It’s hard to believe that America continues to carry on patriotic traditions that were born long ago, but we Americans like to remind ourselves of freedom, flags, (Old Glory, that is), and firecrackers. Underneath all the frivolity, however, the average American heart never fails to be stirred by… [Read More]
There Is a Cost for Mistranslations, Historical Costs…
In the course of history, translators have made errors, some more consequential than others. A few have had serious, adverse effects. Obviously, some inaccurate translations have resulted in hilarious nonsense we often read in day-to-day life, such as in manuals, textbooks, menus, maps, print advertisements, or even traffic signs. Sometimes,… [Read More]
Apex Just Won’t Let It Go . . .
This year’s Academy Award-winning song, Let It Go, is a popular, worthy, albeit hum-able tune, but at Apex Translations, we (our translating staff, linguists, proofreaders, and editors) will hardly let your document go without extensive examination that every translation benchmark has been met or even surpassed. As seen in the video below, a… [Read More]