May: Serious & Not So Serious Commemorations

In May, as you may know, is Memorial Day, which honors U.S. service men and women who have given their lives for their protection of our country. On a lighter note, it also happens to be National Hamburger Month, and while we don’t need an excuse to enjoy a juicy burger, at AML-Global we can’t resist celebrating the restaurants perfecting one of America’s favorite foods. Burger variations seem as limitless as the comfort food’s continually evolving dining concepts. America has national and regional burger chains, burger bars, burger boutiques and go-to drive-thru’s.

Birthdays of Well-known Individuals in May

MAY 3, 1903: BING CROSBY: This legendary crooner might be responsible for the Canadian Tuxedo. According to Levi’s Vintage Clothing, Crosby was turned away at a Canadian hotel in 1951 because his group was dressed in head-to-toe denim.

MAY 4, 1929: AUDREY HEPBURN: Hepburn is one of only 12 EGOT someone who has won Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Awards.

MAY 5, 1864: NELLIE BLY: The pioneering journalist real name: Elizabeth Jane Cochrane is best known for traveling around the world in 72 days.

MAY 6, 1915: ORSON WELLES: He was an American actor, director, writer and producer who is remembered for his innovative work in radio, theatre and film. He is considered one of the greatest film directors of all time.

MAY 9, 1860: J.M. BARRIE: He was a Scottish novelist and playwright, best remembered today as the creator of Peter Pan

Timely Tips

Due to advancement in use of technology in today’s business environment, incredibly broad area of subjects such as communications, engineering manufacturing, IT, and medicine come into the mix. Companies should use professional interpreting services to for their technical interpreting assignments. Technical interpreters will prepare in advance by reviewing materials provided by the client to become familiar with specific terminology and industry jargon. Technical interpreters are used for a wide variety of assignments including, facility tours, training sessions, meetings, conferences and presentations.

Highlights of some Interesting Interpreting & Translation Projects Completed in May

Recently, AML-Global translated 15,000 words to Spanish of product manuals for complex air conditioning systems. Another translation project we completed was a 25,000 word Employee Handbook, of English into Arabic and Spanish, for a major clothing line. In addition, we also translated a fortune 500 Company’s financial results presentation from English to EU French.

Moreover, we also provided Chinese to English transcriptions for a law enforcement company for their undercover work. In addition, we completed several interpreting projects such as providing Spanish, Italian, French, Portuguese language interpreters for Microsoft’s Xbox Live worldwide product launch. Another project we did was for the University of Chicago’s graduation ceremony, we provided them with Spanish language interpreting and as well as conference equipment. One more important project we completed was a Technical Tour for a visiting business group. We provided Georgian interpreting and conference equipment for one week in Washington D.C.

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