Dining out in America

Two tourists visiting the United States are sitting in a restaurant. The “small bruschetta” on the appetizer menu looks good, so one of them orders it. Imagine their surprise when an entire baguette shows up, cut into big hunks of bread and smothered in melted...

False Plurals in English

It is tempting to think of plurals as a simple concept that is always the same in every language. After all, it’s just a matter of counting. Once you get to two, you need a plural. But English behaves otherwise! Some English words look plural but are singular in...

Anglocom welcomes new member to English team

Anglocom is pleased to announce that ATA member Theresa Shepherd joined the team on May 14, 2018. With Theresa’s arrival, the English-language team is as follows: At head office in Quebec City, Canada: Grant Hamilton, certified translator, copywriter, editor, 25 years...