Did you know that English gets its words knife, husband, moped, ombudsman, tungsten and smorgasbord from the Swedish kniv, husbonde, moped, ombudsman, tungsten and smörgåsbord, respectively? I think many people know that many English words come from German, Dutch and French. But the Viking invasion… Read More ›
And on the shortlist Source Interestingly, I heard Insta in Swedish far earlier than I heard people using it in English. And gig economy is the new buzzword in the circles in which I work. Suddenly everyone is using it!
In my work as a translator, I have come across these terms being used interchangeably. Given that being a translator is often carrying out detective work to find correct phrases and terminology (my biggest challenge was translating the technical specs… Read More ›