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    1978

    Perspective

    Quote of the Month

    from the introduction of the original edition of the Thesaurus written by Peter Mark Roget in 1852 “The utility of the present Work will be appreciated more especially by those who are engaged in the arduous process of translating into…

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    Translation

    Language for Profit

    More firms Turn To Translation Experts To Avoid Costly, Embarrassing Mistakes from an article in the Wall Street Journal, Jan. 13, 1977 General Motors was puzzled by the lack of enthusiasm the introduction of its Chevrolet Nova automobile aroused among…

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    NCTA

    Summary of March 4 Meeting

    Between 60 and 70 people attended the first formal meeting of the Northern California Translators Association at the Chinatown Holiday Inn in San Francisco. Tom Bauman chaired the meeting and introduced the NCTA as a group that has developed as…

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