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“The Fuse” – a Radio Theatre Performance with Sir TIMOTHY ACKROYD

The Fuse

Tickets are now available to purchace for the newest Sir Timothy Acroyd’s production of “The Fuse”, the gripping story of the trial of Brian Donald Hume.

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Debugging “Duang” – The Meaning Behind China’s Most Used, Yet Confusing Word!

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What is duang (pronounced “dwong”), you may ask? Well, at present the meaning is quite ambiguous; however, that hasn’t stopped it from becoming the most popular word on Chinese social media platform Sina Weibo. According the Foreign Policy Blog it has been used more than 8.4 million times.

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Tattoo translations and Buddhist spells

pali tatoo

It is always refreshing to find somewhat of an unorthodox request for translation services land in your inbox.

A few weeks ago, a client asked us to translate a tattoo they had recently had done in Khmer script, fearing he may have been victim to an embarrassing mistranslation – such as a restaurant menu rather than a sage proverb.

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SAVE THE DATE: Annual “Hospices of Hope” Ball Thursday 21st May 2015

Say farewell to the long, dark winter days and prepare yourself and your friends for a magical journey ‘Along the Enchanted Way’ at the Hospices of Hope’s Annual Romanian Ball.

This year we celebrate the captivating Romanian countryside and enjoy the myths and magic on offer at the prestigious Plaisterer’s Hall in the heart of the City of London.

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Will Word Lens make travellers less likely to learn the language?

google translate goes live

Google’s newest attempt at Star Trek style instant translation incorporates something a lot of us have had our eyes on for some time, the Word Lens instant text translation app. While some are ecstatic to have this power at their fingertips, others worry that this is another step in the dumbing-down of western civilisation.

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