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Strength in numbers – agility is key

Riddle me this: In Switzerland, what do a pool technician, an animal osteopath, a private detective, a physiotherapist and a translator have in common? Despite them all having very enviable jobs, the right answer is that they each belong to a professional association....

Quality, the driving force behind the mechanics of language

Since the design language of a BMW or a Land Rover differs from that of a Jaguar or a Ford, the terminology and phrasing used by manufacturers should always reflect the brand’s unique identity. In this respect, our linguistic – and human – assembly line is finely...

A penchant for linguistic puzzles

While William Shakespeare had the courtesy to simplify things for translation experts with his famous “To be or not to be”, David Bowie would no doubt have caused some sleepless nights if he’d decided to translate the title of his 1973 album Aladdin Sane. We’ll let...

In the beginning, there was the blog…

When we came up with the idea of writing a blog to shine a spotlight on our profession and discuss thought-provoking topics or issues that are causing a stir in the no-longer-small world of translation, the immediate question was: where do you start?The notion of...

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