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Patent Medicine by Fakir Mohan Senapati (translated to English)

Patent Medicine by Fakir Mohan SenapatiZamindar* Shyam Pattnaik lived in Cuttack. Although he was blessed with an abundance of wealth and prosperity, he always remained distressed for his one and only son, Chandramani. Never interested in studies sin...
by Candid Opinions on Jul 6, 2016

Es tut mir leid, I didn’t mean to be rude!

I wrote this blog post in 2011 for another website, which sadly doesn’t exist anymore. The post is still just as relevant today as it was then, so I am posting it here again: „So you’re German? They are always so rude!“ I’ve heard this...

Setzen, stellen oder legen – oh, I’ll just put it there!

A few years ago a student was talking in German about items on a table. He said:”Ich putze das Buch auf den Tisch und ich putze den Kuli…”  I was puzzled by the word ‘putzen’ as it means to dust or clean. Was he sayi...

How Bad Translations Creates Confusion and Dissatisfaction to Guests

Globalization has been a blessing for the hotel and hospitality industry. Today, people are traveling the length and breadth of the world either for business or pleasure, as it has never been this easy to enjoy international travel. Hotels are …...
by Blog on Nov 30, 2015

Snow White Does But Walt Disney

The first in an occasional series which examines the problems inherent in language acquisition, context and meaning by the use of a crap anecdote. Once upon a time, I was in Spain sitting at the table with my wife’s family … Continue read...
by Sitting Comfortably? on Nov 20, 2015

Must Read Book

Book Name: “The Curse of The Goddess” Originally in: Bengali Author: Satyajit Ray Translated in English by: Gopa Mazumdar Genre: Fiction, Mystery Cost: 99 Rs. Publisher: A Puffin Original First Published: 2003ww...
by Book Reviews on Nov 18, 2015

Bio of Sidi Ali Al-Khowas (teacher of Imam Al-Sha'rani)

Please click here for his biography.
by Sheikhy Notes on Nov 6, 2015

Info about. for or on resources for Italian proverbi / proverbs (sayings) with English translations

(LAST EDITED/UPDATED: XX MONTH 2015)Here are some links about, for or on resources for Italian proverbi / proverbs (sayings) with English translations:RESOURCESItalian phrases, words, mottos, and quotes in heraldry, art, and popular use" – "The It...
by Moving2Italy2 on Oct 21, 2015

Shadi K Liye Behtreen Wazifa

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Bismillah hirRahman nirRaheem With The Name of ALLAH, The Beneficent and The Merciful SallALLAHU ‘Ala Mu’hammad SallALLAHU Alayhe Wasallam On write ‘alimranraza‘ and discover more y...
by yallaah on Oct 15, 2015

Books and Translations

Most of the readers of this blog come from three English-speaking countries—the U. S. A., Australia, and the United Kingdom (in that order). However, since there have been substantial numbers of visitors from over 40 countries, I have to assume...
by Notes from An Alien on Jul 15, 2015

The Five Best Moments In Dragon Ball Super’s First Episode

I can’t believe this is true, but: Dragon Ball is back, and it’s better than ever. Read more... The post The Five Best Moments In Dragon Ball Super’s First Episode appeared first on dimianta.

Chapters and Verses

Let me begin by saying that I absolutely love the Bible. I have read it, pondered it, and preached it for almost 40 years. It is still as fresh and alive to me today as it was in the beginning. While I have no problems with the Bible itself, I do hav...
by Living in the Reign on May 19, 2015

Straight Translations

Please click on the following links for our previous translations on our other blog Straight Translations.Forty hadith collections40 hadith commanding the Good complied by Sheikh Yusuf Al-Nabahani40 hadith praise of Sunnah complied by Sheikh Yusuf Al...
by Sheikhy Notes on Apr 13, 2015

map for The Plot to Save Socrates

The Plot to Save Socrates  by Paul Levinson, original EnglishRomanian translation (by Nina Iordache):  Complot Pentru Salvarea Lui SocrateSpanish translation (by Liliana Ganduglia):  El Complot para Salvar a Sócrates - on Kobo ..

Buy, Borrow, Bypass: Diverse Teen Girl Duos in YA

I live for solid female leads in my YA fiction. It’s not that I don’t love a good male-led book, but YA fiction feels like an arena where more and more dynamic, complex, and compelling teen girl leads are being allowed … Continued...
by Book Riot on Mar 9, 2015

Twitter's Bing-powered translations are back

Twitter's great for connecting its users to people from around the world, but what about when they don't speak the same language? After testing out a solution in fits and starts, Twitter has officially introduced Bing-powered translations right in th...
by engadget on Jan 23, 2015

Why Bad Translations of Hotel Documents Are Bad for Your Business

Why Bad Translations of Hotel Documents Are Bad for Your Business Investing in having your documents professionally translated costs more than using other free or cheap available options. However, this will bring increased credibility of the hotel, t...
by Living in Great Life on Jan 21, 2015

Reading Your Way Around The World

From Publishing Perspectives:  “Blogger Ann Morgan read 197 books—one from each UN recognized nation plus Taiwan—and her work has now been compiled into a new book to be published in May.” The book is The World Between Two Covers ~ R...
by Notes from An Alien on Jan 7, 2015

The State of my Short Fiction at the Start of 2015

Hey, I don't talk enough about my short fiction, which I enjoy writing every bit as much as my novels.   But it's been percolating along with publications the past few years, so I thought I'd provide a little summary of what's been going on and...

From multilingual dictionary to human translation provider Blog Hablaa Blog - Hablaa is a blog about languages and translation Hablaa started in 2011 as a multilingual dictionary with the goal to add every dead and living language under the sun and create a searchable multilingual dictionary out...
by Hablaa Language Blog on Aug 16, 2014

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