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Different Words Can Make a Meaningful Difference

Language can be tricky. For example, there are many words in the English language that mean one thing in the United States, but something entirely different in another country. They might look exactly the same on paper, but are completely different when used in context. Consider these following words written in English that can create [...]

3 Benefits of Website Localization

If a business wants to grow, it must adapt to the changes required to do so. Staying with the same model of business that worked even a decade ago can mean slow growth, if not regression, for your company. Today, localization is one of the most important ways in which businesses are branching out and [...]

59th Annual ATA Conference in New Orleans – October 2018

ATA Annual Conference is one of the highest anticipated events in the translation industry in the Unites States. This year’s 59th conference took place October 24 – 27th in the “Big Easy”, New Orleans, in Louisiana and as each year, ITC was there! Linguistic Resources manager Lea Stancavich attended the conference along with approximately 1,600 [...]

What Does It Mean When A Language Is Dead, Endangered, Or Extinct?

A dead language is a language that some people still use, even if there are no native speakers of that language left. Latin was once a prominent language that many Baby Boomers in the United States were required to learn in high school, but as the years progressed, the language died out and most people [...]

Taking Time to Be Thankful Around the World

Thanksgiving is a national holiday in the United States that occurs on the fourth Thursday of November each year. Legend has it that the “first Thanksgiving” was celebrated in November 1621, after the Pilgrim’s first successful corn harvest . The true history is rather different, especially from the point of view of the Wampanoag, the [...]