Recently, I attended a party this summer, and the conversation quickly turned to world travel, and the ensuing stories many of the guests told were about unfamiliar pronunciations, faulty comprehension, and the natural insecurities of traveling overseas or abroad without the certain knowledge of the native language. As it happened,… [Read More]
Which Book is the Most Translated Throughout the World?
Even the most casual reader or citizen might reply with the correct answer: The Bible. The Qur’an is naturally close behind and Book of Mormon, too, is in the top most translated, but Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia’s List of Literary Works by Number of Translations puts Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi… [Read More]
Translations, Tonys, and Neil Patrick Harris
Of course, the televised Tonys, a magical pre-summer event for American viewers and lovers of American theater, began with song-and-dance-man Neil Patrick Harris reminding us that Broadway productions are produced and translated into thirteen languages this year alone. It’s something an average American may well indeed give little thought, but… [Read More]
Language Regionalisms in the USA and World-Wide
If you think you can’t translate or use translation services on a regular basis, think again. Apex Translations Services know and recognize the inherent differences in regional American English speech. The US citizen might be temporarily confounded by a fellow countryman’s or countrywoman’s speech; however, this is just one consideration… [Read More]
Translation Is Everywhere, Even In The Movies!
You’re watching a favorite comedy, Four Weddings and a Funeral, and just as the climax is about to explode on the screen, Charles, the protagonist, is interrupted in his marriage vows by his brother, claiming he knows a reason Charles should not marry the lady now standing beside him. The… [Read More]