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Venal or venial?

Another troublesome pair from near the end of the alphabet – and while we’re talking about alphabets, I’ll admit now (and sadly it will probably be true for any future readers, too; you’ll be amazed how many people search for these pairs years after I posted them) that I’m a bit behind with updating the index. 178 more words


To Edit or to Retranslate?

Translation quality is serious business. Under the best circumstances, a poor translation will give you a laugh. Under the worst, it will have serious consequences on your company, resulting in a damaged reputation, loss of customers, or concerned investors. 645 more words


Kernel Panic

Kernel Panic is a term used to denote when a OS cant boot properly or crashed because of a fatal error. This could be because of many reasons like unsupported hardware or missing/corrupted drive or because of unstable updates.It is equivalent of Windows Blue Screen error for UNIX and UNIX based systems. 255 more words

Errors And Solutions

50 shades of hair

I love dying my hair, I started getting it done around the age of 12 years old. Ever since then I have done it pretty much every two months, though shorter if I’m doing colours. 398 more words


BrELT coLAB: a lesson plan on fossilised errors by James Taylor

“What fossilised errors do your upper intermediate and advanced students make more often?” James Taylor asked, picking BrELTers’ collective brains for grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and even pragmatic mistakes. 900 more words