December 19, 2013

The Importance of Good Translation

The Importance of Good Translation Understanding what someone is saying is of the highest importance in any circumstance. It could even be a small mistake that has far reaching consequences for the party involved. Whether its voice overs, subtitles, text or even tattoos – the world is filled with unfortunate errors that could have been

October 4, 2013

Key concepts and terms in translation and multilingual services

When the Pangeanic team are out of the company, and someone around us wants to know exactly what we do, not everyone understands us easily. This reflects the fact that society in general is unaware of the translation industry and multilingual services. In fact, the industry is unknown to many and the vast majority of

July 10, 2013

The importance of Good Translations for a Business

Let us remember some common, quick trivia questions: a) Did the Opel/GM Nova car model become a standard joke in Spanish speaking countries because “no va” means “it doesn’t work” in Spanish? b) Did another famous Japanese car manufacturer indeed change the name of its “Pajero” model because of its sexual connotations for Spanish speakers?