An Age of Mythconception

By Atlas LS

At a hotel in Acapulco, Mexico, visiting American tourists were frightened off when they encountered a sign reading, “The manager has personally passed all the water served here” (source). While the posted wording was a literal translation from Spanish, it overlooked how most English speakers understand the phrase “to pass water”.In today’s globalizing environment, speakers … Continued

The Growing Need for the Translation Industry

By Atlas LS

As the global community expands it tends to get smaller at the same time. In decades past, it was rare for individuals in the same field to cross paths if they live in different parts of the globe. Today, this type of interaction happens on a daily basis. The internet is one resource that makes … Continued