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Monthly Web round-up August

Here's our latest round-up of articles on translation, interpreting and related themes from across the Web.

Arts and culture

Greek poetry in the shadow of austerity

30 Medieval texts translated in 2016

The joy and agony of translating song lyrics

Book Trust to re-run kids book translation scheme

How books get translated: an interview with translator, publisher and author Lawrence Schimel

Paradise Lost translated more often in last 30 years than previous 300

Die Arbeit der 'Kreativen Korinthenkacker'



A role for the European Court of Justice after Brexit



5 resources help grow freelance translation business

Choosing between what's safe and what's not

Marketing your business on Facebook

7 ways to make your translation clients love you



Translation of a 3,000 year old Egyptian will reveals similar family disputes to today



The speed of change: is sign language interpreting keeping pace?

Presenting InterpretBank, a new generation of terminology tools for interpreters


Language learning

Babies can understand the difference between two languages while still in the womb


Language miscellany

'Beautiful' is Google Translate's most translated word

Pet translators will be on sale soon

How do you say 'Life' in physics?



New Court interpreting contract: same old shambles

Interpreting profanity in court


In the news

Does Putin speak English? After Trump meeting, the Kremlin weighs in

The strange, high-pressure world of presidential interpreting

This is no ordinary translation: this can save lives



The challenges of interpreting in mental health settings



The invisibility of the translator

Translation is a powerful teaching tool



18 open source translation tools to localise your project


Translation community

The Uncanny Double: An Interview with Megan McDowell


Look out for our next round-up at the start of September.

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