snowden

The recent scandal of Edward Snowden has led to major controversy over the violation of people’s privacy. Snowden, National Security Agency (NSA) analyst, leaked top-secret US information to the press. The neologism designated by Italian journalists to the scandal is “Datagate” . This is yet another scandal that has been termed with a noun and [...]

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newchinesepic

With our lawyer and legal translator Mr. Li, we will discuss the Hakka dialect, a local language spoken by Hakka people, a subgroup of the Han Chinese mainly living in southern China and Taiwan. Hakka uses the same written characters as standard Chinese, also called Mandarin, but its pronunciation, vocabulary, and grammar differ from those [...]

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womanmanyparts

Linguistics is not just found in grammar books and dictionaries. There are many different slang words and phrases that differ from language to language, with only the native speakers knowing their meanings. BBLTRANSLATION is here to assist, this time, in collaboration with The Tremayne Company. It is premiering “A Woman of Many Parts”, a comedic [...]

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danbrown-inferno

Language localization is the process of adapting a product for a particular region, country and culture. It plays a huge role in the process of translation This is the exact reason why American writer Dan Brown localized the cover of his novel Inferno, the fourth book in his Robert Langdon mystery series, by creating two [...]

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