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2010-02-04 08:00:00

RIVER FALLS, Wis., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Sajan, the leading provider of global language services and cloud-based translation management software, announced today the exciting new release of a completely rejuvenated sajan.com website. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080109/AQW007LOGO) The main objective of the new site is to help Sajan clients, partners and translation professionals chart a course towards more advanced, transparent localization practices. Through the use of...

2009-04-08 10:34:33

A uniform cap worn by the Baltimore Orioles at least once a week features an apparent typo, a sports expert says. Paul Lukas, the Uni Watch blogger for ESPN.com, said the MLB baseball team's O's alternative cap features an upside down and backward apostrophe, The Sun newspaper in Baltimore said Wednesday. Now, I realize an argument can be made that there shouldn't be an apostrophe there at all, because plurals don't take apostrophes, Lukas said online. But you could also argue that the...

2008-12-02 16:32:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Neotrope(R), an entertainment publishing company established Jan. of 1983, announced on Dec. 1st a free news feed plug-in for WordPress, the popular blog and CMS application. The plug-in allows a business site, content portal, or blogger running WordPress to easily integrate custom news content by topics like business, computing, entertainment, medical, or travel; and micro-topics like books, or music. News content is powered by Send2Press(R) Newswire,...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.