French Canadian Language Activist Michel Thibodeau wins victory against airports

The rulings came in court cases brought by long time language activist Michel Thibodeau. Thibodeau is an Ottowa resident who had never set foot in either airport before making the complaints, which he based on his online research.

Dialect or language: What separates one from the other?

When you look up the difference between language and dialect you will discover that a language is generally defined as a system or method of human communication either spoken or written, consisting of words that are structured by grammatical rules.

Algospeak: a new language to circumvent AI-powered content moderation

Recently, social media saw the birth of a whole new language coined Algospeak, employing code words and phrases to prevent posts from being removed, demoted in rank, or demonetized by automated content moderation systems. 

New India Foundation announces recipients of Translation Fellowships

The New India Foundation (NIF) has launched a new fellowship promoting the translation from ten different Indian languages into English. Earlier this month, the NIF announced the four recipients of the inaugural NIF Translation Fellowships.

Book Translation Program offers grants for English to Kyrgyz translations

The US Department of State is currently accepting applications for grants to translate American English-language literature and other writing into the Kyrgyz language.

Bet you didn’t know that much of your English is actually...

Although Dutch might be spoken by only around 28 million people worldwide, the official language of Belgium and the Netherlands has left a considerable stamp on the English language. That's largely because of its importance in maritime history.

French education programs in Québec come under fire for racist materials

As Quebec’s provincial government attempts to tighten its language policy and adopt more pro-French legislation, many non-Francophones are protesting what they deem nationalistic and...

How French made its mark on the English language

An estimated 80,000 English words are of French origin, with expressions like “c’est la vie” or “je ne sais quoi” a common part of English vocabulary. But how did that particular language have such a profound influence on its linguistic cousin?

A conversation with Begoña Canut Noval

Begoña Canut Noval, a conference interpreter with 11 years' experience, shares why she started her agency, inTERP Mexico, and what keeps her going in the localization business.