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  • Fiverr Now in More Languages
    Fiverr.com expands with a global outlook
    Fiverr, one of my favorite apps and websites is expanding its reach around the globe.Fiverr is one of the leading marketplaces for creative and professional services, and it's also a site where you can get a project completed, a paper...
  • Payton Manning and other quarterbacks have their own language
    'Dora, Dora, Dora the Explorer!': It's the secret language of NFL quarterbacks
    “Aunt Suzie is going on a walk with Ralph the dog, hike!” Ok, it isn’t as jumbled as that, but NFL quarterbacks do call out plays that, most of the time, leave fans and the defense wondering what is going on?! Los Angeles Times...
  • South African indigenous spiritual practitioner
    Shamanism: lost in translation, part 2
    In Part 1 of this series I wrote about how the popularization of the terms shaman and shamanism in mainstream modern culture caused them to become almost meaningless in common usage. There is another side effect, though.The careless usage of those...
  • Tenggerese shaman sitting in the temple at Probolinggo, East Java, Indonesia
    Shamanism: lost in translation, part 1
    This four-week series discusses the ways the terms shaman and shamanism are misused in publishing, broadcasting, and conversation, and the problems that misuse causes for trying to understand what shamanism is and how to do it.The topics are as...
  • Native languages
    Preserving Native languages preserves American history
    It is autumn. Beautiful leaves changing colors bring thoughts of chilly nights, harvest festivals, and forethought to Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is a major event connected to the settlement of North America. European explorers encountered native...
  • Learning a second language is a requirement in many school curriculums.
    Queens libraries offer language classes online
    Learning a new language is not an easy task; it takes much dedication and determination to master a second dialect. Luckily, there are many programs and classes that make it as easy as possible to learn a second language and the Queens Library now...
  • Students can use free public domain classes to learn over 40 languages
    Students can use free public domain classes to learn over 40 languages
    Here's a great free resource to round out your child's foreign language studies. FSI Language Courses offer dozens of foreign language programs in mp3 format and in print for languages ranging from Finnish to Swahili to Portuguese.The site...
  • Businessman saying 'hello' in different languages
    The top 10 languages on Facebook
    The largest social network, Facebook, has amassed a large number of users due to its popularity and availability in other languages.. Its mother tongue, English, continues to dominate across the entire social sphere because of its birthplace. A...
  • New Technology makes interpretation service more convenient and cost effective
    New Technology makes interpretation service more convenient and cost effective
    By: Lori T. Williams, Owner/Managing Attorney of Your Legal Resource, PLLCThis week I interviewed Rita Denha about a new video remote interpretation technology her company is utilizing to provide interpretation and translation services more...
  • DeLisle - 1718 - Charqui
    Cherokees, Chorakees and the Chaloki
    Hi Mr. Thornton: I read some of your articles on the Examiner … well, all of them and was so fascinated by them. There is a lot of information, especially the part about the Rickohockens. What I wanted to ask, if you don’t mind. I was...
  • Polyglot
    If being a multilinguist is great, what does that make a hyperpolyglot?
    If a genie appeared out of a magic lamp and offered three wishes, many people would choose what are now regarded as the standard answers: fame, fortune... then probably more fame and fortune. However, there is a small portion of the population who...
  • Practice your Spanish and Help End World Hunger
    Practice your Spanish and help end global hunger
    There is a great new way students or anyone else can practice Spanish vocabulary. Now, if you are already fluent in Spanish, please skip ahead to the last paragraph. If not, stick around.What does the Spanish word Marzo mean? Does El Cobre mean...
  • Love note
    Love notes, make him work for it
    Since February is the month of love why not concentrate on ways to show your spouse you love him (or her.) If you really want to make your relationship good, think of the other person more than yourself. It is true, you get what you give. If you...
  • Haikaa Yamamoto
    Third culture kids and work of art
    Haikaa Yamamoto is an adult third culture kid singer-songwriter. Because she always felt like an outsider, she has dedicated her work to celebrating the appreciation of diversity. Using the concept of six degrees of separation, wherein all people...
  • Learning Spanish
    Learning Spanish: Beginning to Advanced
    Spanish is one of the romantic languages spoken in many countries in Latin America and Europe. Whether you want to learn for business, school or simply interest, you will find lessons from beginning to advance concepts in this article series...