This page is intended to offer something to anyone interested in language, other cultures, language translation and web site localisation.
We've also included what we hope you'll find are useful links to websites offering free software, information and a bit of fun.
|Enjoy Trivia - Click Me.||Feel Like a Break - Click Me.|
|Language Translation Tips|
|Simple issues that need to be considered for language translation and localisation.|
|Translation and Language Related Links|
|Languages of the World|
|With over three thousand languages spoken in the world today, which one ranks number one? Do people speak Spanish or Portuguese in Brazil? What are two most common dialects of Chinese? Let us show you the answers.|
|Newsletter Articles (mostly related to translation and available for free distribution)|
Guide for English - Free Download|
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|Translate Me Group Thoughts on Language|
|ISO Language Codes||Web Safe Color Chart|
|Computer File Suffix Types||URL Country Code Siffixes|
|Newspapers Around the World|
|Acronym Search||European Commission - EuroDicAutom|
|Weather Maps Around The World|
|Find out what the weather is like in Paris, Rome, or New York today and for the next three days!|
|International Currency Converter|
|Convert 165 world currencies on the fly! Available in English, French, German, and Italian.|
|Country and Cultural Information|
|When on this page, just select the country your are interested in and go! In just one click you will find out about its geography, population, social and business practices, languages, and more.|
|World City Guide for Business Travellers|
|Planning a trip overseas? You probably want to know more about the city you will be staying in - how much does a hotel room, taxi ride, or a business dinner cost? What are some of the expected cultural behaviours? Find out for yourself.|
|Language Translation Howlers|
|Translation errors that have occurred at some large organisations.|
|Fight The Fog|
Le secret d'ennuyer est ... de tout dire.
The secret of being a bore ... is to tell everything.
Fog is a programme run by the European Union to encourage authors and translators
to write more clearly. It is a light-hearted campaign which draws attention to
the dangers of FOG - that vague grey pall that descends on EU documents, obscuring
meanings and messages, causing delays and irritation.