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Embedded brackets – differences between Dutch and English usage

January 7th, 2020 by dutchlink

English usage of embedded brackets – avant-garde, visual usage The wording above is linguistically called ‘embedded brackets’, which are used in English entirely visually. Joy-Burrough-Boenisch in her excellent book, Righting English That’s Gone Dutch’, took the matter up with Jeremy Marshal of the Oxford Dictionary Word and Language Services, who described embedded brackets as follows: […]

A bad translation – like a broken bike – won’t get you to your destination

January 7th, 2020 by dutchlink

Translations have a purpose: to get you more customers or convey factual information. Using Google Translate might seem like a free option, but if your translated documents read like gobbledygook, your readers will either be baffled or switch off. At the lower end of the translation market, you could end up with translations that are […]

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