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5 Puzzling Ways Japanese to English Mistranslation Contorts English

Foreigners who have visited Japan or lived there for a long time, have always been and remained fascinated with the literal translation of English into Japanese. This phenomenon of mistranslation is especially hilarious to the native English speakers to the extant that they admire the “creativity” of the “artist” and his “courage” to show it…

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Migration, Immigration, and Emigration: What are the Differences?

    Although the English language may seem easy to learn in terms of structure and grammar, or, at least easier than some languages, it should not be taken for granted due to its semantics which can be very misleading. There are such words that can be misused in everyday communication, or even, in professional…

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Why Learning the English language is Difficult?

Learning English is Difficult! At first sight, nobody would think that the English language may be difficult in certain aspects because it is spoken all over the world. It is the official language in many countries, or the second official. Apart from these regions, almost everybody is using it for different purposes. Anyway, the language…

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Four things that make it difficult to translate between English and Arabic

The everlasting problem of any translator in the world is how to convey the message expressed in the text of a language they are translating from to the language they are translating into, in the same style, tone, manner and essence. It is allowed to a translator to sometimes keep the meaning with slight changes…

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The Origin of the English Alphabet (and all its 26 letters)

The word “alphabet” originates from the first two letters of the Greek alphabet, alpha and beta which were derived from the original Semitic names for the symbols: Aleph (“ox”) and beth (“house”). On the other side, the alphabetic system of letters which is in worldwide use today has a more complex story. The English alphabet, in…

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The Top 10 Longest Words in the English Language

Millions of people all over the world use English either as their native language or as a fluent, second language. No matter which of the two groups you belong, there is a minuscule possibility that you are familiar with some words, let alone they are a part of your active vocabulary. In fact, you might…

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