The Languagewire
December 2015
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See questions, answers and winners below.


Week 49

Prize of the week: A designer wood lamp with an orange cord by MUUTO

The winner will be announced on Friday, 4 December (end of business day).

Muuto Wood Lamp

Daily questions and the right answers

 

Q for 1 December: How many local offices do we have around the world? And which one of them is closest to you?
A for 1 December: We have 8 offices around the world.

Q for 2 December: How many languages do you/your company work with? And do you plan to work with more or fewer languages next year? 
A for 2 December: Of course, there is no right answer to this question and we asked it because we like to learn from you and your market.

Q for 3 December: 2016 is just around the corner. What’s on top of the business agenda for you or your company for the upcoming year?
A for 3 December: Of course, there is no right answer to this question and we asked it because we like to learn from you and your market.

Q for 4 December: Which 10 languages cover 85% of the world’s online users?
A for 4 December: English, Chinese, Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Japanese, Russian, German, French and Malay.

 

And the winner of week 49 is...

Roy Ryan

Congratulations to Roy!

 


Week 50

 Prize of the week: Samsung Level Headphones

Samsung Headphones

The winner will be announced on Friday, 11 December (end of business day).

Daily questions and the right answers

 

Q for 7 December: How many industry-specialized translators do we offer?
A for 7 December: +5000 industry-specialized translators

Q for 8 December: How many words do we translate per year? A) 80 million words B) 100 million words C) 120 million words
A for 8 December: C) +120 million words

Q for 9 December: How many companies do you follow on LinkedIn? (and why?)
A for 9 December: Of course, there is no right answer to this question and we asked it because we like to learn from you and your market.

Q for 10 December: Which year was LanguageWire founded? A) 1998 B) 2000 C) 2002
A for 10 December: B) 2000

Q for 11 December: WeAllEdit helps you spend 50% less time. On what?
A for 11 December: On proofreading in InDesign

 

And the winner of week 50 is...

Anne Marx

Congratulations!

 


Week 51

Prize of the week: Champagne Sabre Champagne Sabre

The winner will be announced on Friday, 18 December (end of business day).

Daily questions and the right answers

 

Q for 14 December: Do you plan to translate more or less content next year than during the present year? (and why?)
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Q for 15 December: We translate into more than 175 languages, but how many language combinations do you think we end up handling during a year? A) 27,175 B) 83,432 C) 106,125
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And the winner of week 51 is...

We pick and announce a winner Friday 18 December.

Congratulations!

 


Week 52

 Prize of the week: Coffee Maker by Chemex

Chemex Coffee Maker

The winner will be announced on Friday, 23 December (end of business day).


Daily questions and the right answers

 

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And the winner of week 52 is...

We pick and announce a winner Friday 23 December.

Congratulations!