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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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Top 10 Jobs Employers Will Be Looking to Fill in January

World Economic Forum recently posted a video and article detailing LinkedIn’s latest research about new job trends in the market. It’s no surprise that the top 10 jobs are technology-oriented. In a future full of technology, where does good old fashioned human ingenuity fit in? A top document translation service company like 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: Mauritius

The multilingual nation of Mauritius boasts a diverse population of people of Indian, African, French and Chinese descent. Mother Nature Network notes that students learn English and French in school, but the main language spoken at home is Mauritian Creole, a unique French-based creole. Many citizens of Indian descent speak the Bhojpuri dialect of Hindi, […]

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