EU Terminology: “Ein Berliner”

TKE Berlin 2014 11th International Conference on Terminology and Knowledge Engineering focusing on Ontology, Terminology & Text Mining This conference was organised by GTW and DIN...

The National Holiday Is Here – For Luxembourg

The Grand Duke of Luxembourg's Official Birthday takes place on June 23rd every year, although this date has surprisingly never been the 'real' birthday...

It’s all about time

I once heard that punctuality is the art of guessing how late the other fellow is going to be. Leaving individual characteristics aside, the...

Untranslatable words: a magic multicultural experience.

I am sure that at some point of your life you have experienced this feeling. And if you are one of those people who...

IATE Term of the Week: Militia

In light of the Iraq crisis, this week's IATE Term is 'Militia'. The Oxford Dictionary defines this term as "a military force that engages in...

IATE for everyone: “extra” languages

IATE (Interactive Terminology for Europe) is a terminology database, which was created to meet the needs of all EU institutions in reliable and consistent...

How languages evolve

Let's start this post with some numbers. According to Unesco there are more than 6500 languages spoken today.. In a world with more than...

Tales from the Underground

Tubes, subways, metros, trains, trams...transport anecdotes, curiosities and diverse passengers all over the world. They also somehow portray the singular identity of the cities...

Top Terminology Tips For Your Next Barbecue

So summer has arrived, and you just have to go outside, right? Well, it's about time we fire up the grill and invite all...

Terminology in Localization

TAUS-TaaS Workshop at Localization World Dublin Localization World brings together delegates who are engaged in the business of adapting products, services and communications to an...