Check out Another Word I had Forgotten About by rogersgeorge. Here is an excerpt:
Remember “court martial” and “attorney general”? —Phrases where the adjective comes after its noun?
The term for that is postpositive. Post means “after,” and positive means “positioned.” Here’s another source saying the same thing:
These adjectives are called postpositive, but that’s…
Check out How to Identify the Best Translation Partner by Mike McDermott. Here is an excerpt:
Selecting a translation company to work with can sometimes feel overwhelming. Unlike some other areas of the service industry, the end product is difficult to evaluate. Since companies that are translating their content into new languages often are just beginning their efforts in that market,…
Check out Time for a Joke by rogersgeorge. Here is an excerpt:
I call this kind of linguistic twist sandhi, after the Sanskrit for “a putting together.” Which is why we call a putting-together of ice cream and chocolate syrup a “sundae.”
Check out When Opposites Mean the Same Thing by rogersgeorge. Here is an excerpt:
This comic illustrates the principle that defines sarcasm: a sarcastic statement means the opposite of what it says.
Reminds me of the famous joke where “yeah right” means “no.”
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Check out We’re presenting a breakfast webinar on 2nd July by ellis. Here is an excerpt:
Ellis will be presenting a webinar, in conjunction with tekom Österreich (Austria), on 2nd July, 09:45 – 10:45 CEST: Virtual Experts’ Breakfast: Online-Collaboration In Technical Writing “The global pandemic, caused by the Corona virus, has given a real turbo boost to the issue of…
Check out Contextualizing Our Content – One Step Beyond by [email protected] (Neil Perlin). Here is an excerpt:
On April 2, I gave a webinar for MadCap called “Contextualizing Our Content – Today and Tomorrow.” In that webinar, I briefly reviewed how traditional context-sensitive help (CSH) and responsive design work before discussing and demo-ing advanced contextualization. That involved…