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Celebrating Old Christmas Traditions & Translating New Ones

Around 2 billion people worldwide will celebrate Christmas this year, gathering together with family and friends to enjoy the season. But not everyone will gather around an evergreen tree, exchange gifts and eat a traditional meal. This week we’re spotlighting Christmas traditions, and discussing a very unique tradition that began as a marketing campaign. In […]

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Pirahã: The Most Unique Language in the World

What’s the most unique language in the world? Linguists all over the world believe it might be Pirahã, a language spoken by a tribe of about 350 people in the Amazon. Pirahã lacks basic sentence structure, undermining the long-held belief that sentence structure is something that all languages have in common. At Legal Translation Solutions, […]

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What America’s Future Economy Might Look Like if Employees Were Multilingual

In a recent viral video, 4-year-old Bella from Russia amazes people worldwide by speaking fluently in seven languages. She speaks Russian, English, Chinese, Spanish, German, French and Arabic. Wow, that’s impressive. What does that mean for future business? Could little Bella be a foreshadowing of the future workforce? Many Americans take high school Spanish or […]

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Top Multilingual Countries: East Timor (Timor-Leste)

The tiny nation of East Timor, also known as Timor-Leste, gained its independence in 2002. Before achieving independence, the country was ruled by Portugal and Indonesia. This unique history means that although there is a high illiteracy rate, many citizens speak multiple languages. Mother Nature Network states that the official language is Portuguese, but the […]

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Top Multilingual Countries: South Africa

South Africa boasts 11 different languages spoken by its 52 million residents. That’s a lot of potential clients and employees for local and international companies. With major international businesses like Acer Africa, Alcatel, Barclays Bank and Britannia Biscuits based in South Africa, American businesses need to be able to communicate in every language used by […]

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Is Your Idea of Spanish Translation Adding an “O” to the End of a Word?

If you can understand the above Spanish “translation” and you don’t speak Spanish, that should be your sign that there is a major problemo with your translation services provider. When you partner with a reliable document translation services company like ASTA-USA Translation Services, Inc. and its legal division, Legal Translation Solutions, you can rest assured […]

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