19th June 2018

Peak English?

The first international treaty written in English was the Treaty of Versailles in 1919, marking the end of the First World War.  Although most people probably […]
12th June 2018

Rise of the Frankenword

Brexit! Brunch! Brillig! Spork! Despite being a relatively recent invention, it seems portmanteaus are everywhere these days.  Most people credit Lewis Carroll with identifying the concept […]
5th June 2018

Interpreters in the Great War

2018 marks 100 years since the end of the First World War, a conflict which engulfed the whole world and destroyed large parts of it.  Dragging […]
30th May 2018

Olga Avdeeva Our Linguist Of the Month – May

Our Linguist of the Month award for May goes to Olga Avdeeva who works primarily for one our key client’s and has made us proud to collaborate […]
29th May 2018

The Rule of Three

“Three – it’s the magic number!” The number 3 has been revered as special or different for thousands of years – ever since humanity first invented […]
22nd May 2018

Applied Etymology: Goods and chattels

A lot of us in the business world are concerned in some form or another with property and wealth, be it intellectual or physical.  Historically in […]
14th May 2018

National Children’s Day UK

Humans are remarkable creatures, especially when it comes to language acquisition.  Most people have tried to learn another language in their adult lives, and it’s not […]
11th May 2018

National Limerick Day

Many people would say that poetry is the highest form of language, not only requiring careful selection of the right word for the right thought, but […]
1st May 2018
Tour De Yorkshire Preparation

Re-Tour de Yorkshire

Although shamefully missed out of the last two years’ routes, One Global’s home town of Leeds will once again be welcoming the cyclists of the Tour […]
30th April 2018

Katia Perry Our Linguist Of The Month – April

Here at One Global, we appreciate and value the work our linguists’ do and recognise how vital they are to our business. Not only do linguists’ […]
26th April 2018
Menston Junior's under 11's Football Team

Menston Junior’s Tour To Madrid

One Global are proud to share the recent sponsorship of a local under 11’s football team at Menston Junior Football Club. This month the under 11’s […]
23rd April 2018

Remembering Shakespeare

On 23rd April, people all over the world will be celebrating the life of William Shakespeare, who died on this date in 1616 (and supposedly, was […]
20th April 2018
Earth from space

Naming the Stars – 21 April, World Astronomy Day

Space: the final frontier.  We all want humanity to reach further across the galaxies one day, but even after Elon Musk’s latest venture, the Falcon Heavy […]
16th April 2018
World Voice Day 2018

World Voice Day

You don’t have to be a singer to appreciate the value of your voice – in fact, most of our interpreters would list it among their […]
10th April 2018
Mariposa Indian Dancer

Why Do Languages Die?

The world of language is a fascinating one: there are around 6,900 living languages, and many more dialects, all constantly changing and evolving. Indeed, many languages […]