Today Translations is delighted to announce that this Friday (10/02/2012), Jurga Zilinskiene the founder of our leading international translation agency, will be the special guest for the Stylist magazine's Lunchtime Masterclass. She will be joining stylist.co.uk for a live web chat at 1pm tomorrow! Jurga originally established Today Translations in East London in 2001, with funds saved from previous business ventures.
The latest celebrity news has it that Newcastle beauty Cheryl Cole is being given "elocution" lessons prior to her debut on the US version of "The X Factor". While this may be necessary for the show itself, the Geordie singer may find it irritating if she has to suit American tastes in her every waking moment on Stateside. In short, she could well be in need of Today Translations' Geordie interpreter service.
Today (30 Nov 11), Jurga Zilinskiene, MD of Today Translations, chaired a roundtable discussion regarding fair and sustainable supply chain management. In attendance were representatives from the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS), UK Trade & Invest (UKTI), SMEs from various sectors and major city buyers such as Avanti Communications Group plc.
When we advertised for Glaswegian interpreters back in October 2009, lots of people thought we'd had one wee dram o' the hard stuff tae many. But we were serious and we did make the national press in fact, we were the most popular story for most of the day on the BBC News site and the subject of live interviews on BBC Radio. We even aired live on peaktime Scottish TV News.
LONDON (Reuters Life!) - "Amour", the French word for love, has been voted the most romantic word in the world in a pre-Valentine's Day survey of language experts. It narrowly beat "amore", the Italian word for love, although Italian was named the world's most romantic language. Italian words also dominated the top places in the list of most romantic words.
LONDON: A London-based translation firm is offering parents-to-be the chance to check the meaning of prospective baby names in other languages to avoid inadvertently causing their offspring future embarrassment. Celebrity couple Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes might have thought twice about naming their daughter Suri if they'd known that it means 'pickpocket' in Japanese, 'turned sour' in French, and 'horse mackerels' in Italian, suggest Today Translations.
It's "fly cup"' time at Charmaine's Prize Bingo in the heart of Glasgow's historic Gallowgate, close to the city centre. The tea break means there's no bingo lingo to be heard, but the walls echo with patter sharp enough to bring a smile to the tear-stained faces of the china clowns who look on mournfully from their plinths. "See ma weans,"' invites Agnes Davidson, placing a steaming mug on the table.
What do Sir Alex Ferguson, Gordon Brown, Billy Connolly and Bill Paterson have in common? That's right, they're all Glaswegians. And, at Today Translations, they love our friends from Glasgow. If you're an avid reader of The Sun, The Times or The Glasgow Herald, or a listener to BBC Radio or Scottish TV News, you might know why.
nundated with messages of good will, Today Translations in London decided to ask 840 of their linguists from 56 different countries to tell words that best described the reaction of the British public on the aftermath of the London bombings. 'Calm' (with 16 per cent of the responses), 'Compassionate' (10 per cent) and 'Shocked' (8.4 per cent) topped the list