Language Experts' Blog

When Mist Becomes Manure – Professional translation could save your brand

Clairol, the hair products company, introduced the Mist Stick curling iron a few years back. While the product sold well around the world, sales came to a grinding halt in Germany – ‘Mist’ of course being German for ‘manure’. Cue toothpaste was introduced to the French market by Colgate, sharing its name with that of … Read More

Interning as a Language Practitioner – Hloni’s Journey

In 2014 we have a charming and talented new addition to our team: our new language and translation intern, Hloni. You can find Hloni hard at work in the office lending her extensive South African languages expertise to a variety of language, translation and editing briefs. You can also follow Hloni’s exciting journey on the Bangula Blog. Her first steps … Read More

Happy New Year and welcome to 2014!

Here at Bangula we’re excited to get the year off to a bang! We spent 2013 planning, strategising, pouring over whiteboards covering our office walls and brainstorming the best ways to help you ‘Bangula’ 2014. We have much to be excited about this year. We’ve gained a few big clients and we are all set … Read More

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