Which Are the Most Gender-biased Languages?


According to a study by Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), the implications of gender bias may extend well beyond the usual sociopolitical dynamics in the U.S. While inequality in the workplace remains top of mind, women are still falling behind their male counterparts in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), but why? What explains this disparity […]

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Spanish Translation of Your Website Could Double Your Online Profits


More and more these days, we are seeing a significant shift in language demographics, so you shouldn’t just assume that your site visitors are all fluent anglophones. Here are some statistics which may surprise you: Even among non-Hispanics, Spanish is the most commonly spoken language in the US, after English. Spanish is spoken as a […]

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What Languages Are Spoken in the Philippines?


The language of the Philippines was originally written in the Baybayin script, which in turn is similar to those used in Java, Bali and Sumatra. (For those not so familiar with these languages, they date back to the Brahmi inscriptions in India in the third century BC). Today, the Latin alphabet has replaced the previous […]

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Cultural Differences in Medicine


Lately, the phenomenon of immigration has meant that people from some Eastern countries have migrated en masse to the West in search of better working conditions and, in short, a better quality of life. In this sense, health professionals, from clinicians to pharmacists, are bewildered by the demands of some clients or patients for “unconventional” […]

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Investing in Professional Translation Can Save You Big Time!


Professional translation services are there to offer a wide variety of customers an effective way to communicate with people that speak a different language, no matter who they may be.  In this vein, one of the primary roles of the translator is to exercise a strong degree of cross cultural awareness, thereby enabling themselves to […]

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