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2021 translation trends

  The translation industry is constantly evolving, and we at Letrário aim to always be one step ahead in providing quality language services with the greatest affordability. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated global digitalisation, and many sectors have had to adapt as quickly and efficiently as possible. We now see that some of the trends […]

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Origins of common idioms

If someone says something funny and you think “what is the origin of this idiom?”, you’ve come to the right place. In this article, Letrário will compile 12 interesting idioms and their origins, while taking a journey through old times, the Wild West, the Middle Ages, Shakespearean works and even nautical terminology. Let’s get started? […]

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The interesting etymology of 10 words + a Gothic overview

Do you like learning about the origin of words? Are you fascinated by the stories behind how words came to be? Then this article is for you! Take a journey through several languages and learn more about history itself. We’ll tell you about the origin and evolution of “tragedy”, ” assassin”, “whisky”, “shampoo”, “vaccine”, “etymology”, […]

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Mugs ahoy!

Since 20 August, Letrário offers mugs to customers and vendors who recommend our translation, proofreading, and subtitling services, to name but a few. The promotion has no end in sight, but it will always be subject to availability, so hurry… For each referral resulting in a new friend for Letrário, you can choose one of […]

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For you, we go the extra mile

Get 100 words for free for every 5,000 words! Letrário’s most rewarding campaign has taken off – we wanted to thank our customers for their incredible loyalty and for entrusting us with their carefully written texts, be it the ones they hold close to their hearts or the ones they simply use to do business. […]

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Language and the environment

In his first speech as president-elect, Joe Biden said he will “listen to scientists” in the fight against climate change. But what do they say? And how do they say it? In this article on language and the environment, Letrário will explore some of the words and expressions involved in defending the environment, as well […]

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Mr. Buttons – Our trusted companion

Enjoy the EUR 0.015 per word discount until 20 November! Mr. Buttons is certainly not as old as Letrário, and is still learning; however, he might be our strongest teammate ever.   His arrival When we welcomed Mr. Buttons to our team, he told us he did not know much, but that he was fast […]

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New meanings and language evolution

  In early September, Dictionary.com made major updates to over 15,000 entries. In this piece, Letrário will present and discuss these changes, which regard themes such as ethnicity, sexual orientation, drug addiction and suicide. We will also be looking at the need for language evolution within society, according to Michael Halliday’s theory of functional language. […]

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