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9/11’s Multilingual Interpreter

9/11’s Multilingual Interpreter

Madison art conservator Tony Rajer happened to be in New York City working on the new American Folk Art Museum on 53rd and Fifth Avenue when the World Trade Center towers were hit by two hijacked Boeing 767 jets. As the initial shock of the… Continue reading

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How Does Language Influence Likes On Facebook?

How Does Language Influence Likes On Facebook?

How do you like this: Some languages might be more conducive to Facebook likes than others. Cultural factors are a much larger determinant, however. So says online translation portal Bab.la, which has tallied up the use of the famed Facebook like button in different languages. Now, let’s qualify the… Continue reading

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Our Top 10 (+ 1) CV Tips

Our Top 10 (+ 1) CV Tips

It’s a much discussed subject, but deciding what to write and how to write on that blank Word (or Pages) document in front of you, one that is supposed to detail all the minutiae of your entire professional life, is never an easy task. Hopefully… Continue reading

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UK PM May Dilute EU Employment Law Affecting Temp Workers

UK PM May Dilute EU Employment Law Affecting Temp Workers

David Cameron may overrule Vince Cable by diluting controversial new EU employment laws to be introduced next month. The Prime Minister’s office secretly commissioned its own legal advice on the Agency Workers Directive, which concluded that the impact of the new laws could be moderated.… Continue reading

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Kate Middleton Learning to Speak Welsh

Kate Middleton Learning to Speak Welsh

Kate Middleton is reportedly learning Welsh so that she can fit in with the locals of Anglesey. The 29-year-old Duchess of Cambridge is living in a rented home in Anglesey along with her husband Prince William and the couple spends most of their time in… Continue reading

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