James Joyce Poems

James Joyce Poems
James Augustine Aloysius Joyce (2 February 1882 – 13 January 1941) was an Irish writer and poet, widely considered to be one of the most influential writers of the 20th century. Along with Marcel Proust, Virginia Woolf, and others, Joyce was a key figure in the development of the modernist novel. He is best known ...

10 Foreign Words You Thought Were English

10 Foreign Words You Thought Were English
“English; A language that lurks in dark alleys, beats up other languages, and rifles through their pockets for spare vocabulary.”  (Bumper Sticker) A humorous quote that is quite accurate, actually. Of 80,000 English words, roughly 28% originate from Latin, 28% from French, and 25% from Germanic languages (Pie Chart: Wikipedia). So, to honor those countries ...

How to Organize a Big Translation Project

A large volume translation project is always welcome from a revenue perspective. However, it has a few inherent challenges that must be addressed and resolved before getting into the translation phase. It is essential that the agency is realistic about the time lines regarding the submission of documents. In setting or agreeing to a deadline ...

Articles, Determiners and Quantifiers

Articles, Determiners and Quantifiers
Definition Articles, determiners, and quantifiers are those little words that precede and modify nouns: (the teacher, a college, a bit of honey, an apple) Sometimes these words will tell the reader or listener whether we’re referring to a specific or general thing (the garage out back; A horse! A horse! My kingdom for a horse!); ...