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If you ask for language service business, ask for it by its proper name!

A court reporting agency attempts with its online advertising to woo clients for its full-service product, by referring to its ancillary language service as that of ‘court translators’ which suggests an inattentive carelessness.

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NITA Online server at nitaonline.org hit by power outage

The datacenter of the Bluehost web hosting service is experiencing a major power outage; as a result, the websites of the Nevada Interpreters & Translators Association (NITA) and the Northern Nevada International Center (NNIC) are temporarily unavailable.

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On global footballitis, odd balls and artful penmanship

The World Cup 2010 edition is now upon us, and a few random observation aside – such as on the erratic Jabulani ball itself – I dwell on why I enjoy the literary blog in Babelia, the cultural supplement of Spanish newspaper El País. This, mostly because their guest contributors, all distinguished writers, reflect on the World Cup, too.

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On possession of good football and wrong possessive prononoun skills

An instance of a possessive pronoun used incorrectly as a self-standing adjective in Dutch, suggesting an aglicism in its sentence structure. Also, a celebration of FC Barcelona’s Spanish league title, conquered today.

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WordCamp in the Reno-Tahoe area!

Reno-Tahoe WordCamp is set for June 12th, and will be held here in Reno, Nevada. Guess who’s going to be there!

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Manifiesto: "En defensa de los derechos fundamentales en internet"

El Consejo de Ministros aprobará hoy viernes en Sevilla – en pleno puente de San José – ese engendro llamado “Ley de Economía Sostenible”, que incluye la conocida como “Ley Sinde”, que permitirá el cierre de páginas web en sólo cuatro días. Me sumo a los blogs que republican hoy el manifiesto conjunto del pasado mes de diciembre.