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A New Era for the Spanish Language

The New Grammar of the Spanish Language was presented today by the Royal Spanish Academy. With it, the Spanish language has finally achieved true global maturity. It is a milestone as it truly reflects our common language, spoken all over the world, instead of deeming one regional variant the norm.

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Crippled

I am vicariously proud: Judy Jenner, the intrepid veep of (subliminal advertising alert) NITA, is quoted in the Wall Street Journal’s portrait of the translation and interpreter professions. And so I wanted to jump into the fray to add my two cents worth. Unsurprisingly, registration is a prerequisite for that, so I went ahead and […]

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A Curious Christmas

Apparently, there’s enough reason for Coca-Cola to renege on wishing its English speaking customers a “Merry Christmas” or even “Happy Holidays” – but not so much so in Spanish. An interesting inconsistency.

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A First Post

Here is where I eventually and occasionally will place my posts on my Reno Languages site. Thanks for checking! Please come back soon…