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Top #language and #xl8 related tweets in June 2013

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I can't believe how fast the time flies! I just realised that June is almost over and it's high time to share some language and translation related tweets for this month.

For those who just started following my blog: every month I look up and share top language and translation related tweets. I try to keep the process as objective as possible, so I go to topsy.com and choose the tweets with most retweets and mentions. The only thing is that I don't publish pure advertisements here, no matter how many times they were shared. And I also try to make sure there are useful links in the tweets. I personally check all links to make sure it's high quality content that may be interesting and useful for my readers. In case you are new to Twitter hashtags, #xl8 stands for "translation". I found some pretty amazing messages and links while looking for the trending tweets this time, so can't wait to share them with you. Let's start!


Language tweets first:

robertmills (Robert Mills)


guardianstyle (Guardian style guide)

verge (The Verge)


slate (Slate)

multi_ling_mat (Multilingual Matters)

networksmanager (Bruce Porter, Jr.)

grammarly (Grammarly)


slate (Slate)

grammarly (Grammarly)

multi_ling_mat (Multilingual Matters)


landlopers (Matt)

jillbromen (Jill Bromenschenkel)

pauledgar1 (Paul Sulzberger)

ausgeo (Aus Geographic)

maviefrancaise (Judy MacMahon)

freetibetorg (Free Tibet)

matthiasrascher (Matthias Rascher)

markraganceo (Mark Ragan)

stancarey (Stan Carey)

physorg_com (Phys.org)

deevybee (Dorothy Bishop)

bjkingape (Barbara J King)

mstelmaszak (Marta Stelmaszak)

slate (Slate)

lingoprofiles (Translator profiles)

disinfo (Disinformation)

livemocha (Livemocha)

hyperlingo (hyperlingo)

hyperlingo (hyperlingo)

nlsc (Language Svc Corps)

mstelmaszak (Marta Stelmaszak)

keerdo (Margit Keerdo)

ielanguages (Jennifer Wagner)



mstelmaszak (Marta Stelmaszak)

prozcom (ProZ.com)

uwemuegge (Uwe Muegge)

fwdtranslations (Rachel Ward)

mstelmaszak (Marta Stelmaszak)

scheherezade_sl (Scheherezade Surià)

l10ntweets (Localization News)

englishpen (English PEN)

jaynefox (Jayne Fox)

gala_global (GALA)

scheherezade_sl (Scheherezade Surià)

alexandria_xl8 (Alexandria Project)

linguagreca (Catherine Christaki)

fftranslators (Food for Translators)

jaltranslation (Joseph Lambert)

prozcom (ProZ.com)

renatobeninatto (Renato Beninatto)

linguagreca (Catherine Christaki)

lloydtranslates (Lloyd Bingham)



lorevicente (Lorena Vicente)

xosecastro (Xosé Castro)

rafaelalemos (Rafaela Mota Lemos)

mstelmaszak (Marta Stelmaszak)

mstelmaszak (Marta Stelmaszak)

rainylondon (Rainy London (Val)

en_de_ru (Valerij Tomarenko)

sklebetsanis (SKlebetsanis)

rainylondon (Rainy London (Val)

mstelmaszak (Marta Stelmaszak)

en_de_ru (Valerij Tomarenko)

sklebetsanis (SKlebetsanis)

rafaelalemos (Rafaela Mota Lemos)

rainylondon (Rainy London (Val)

rainylondon (Rainy London (Val)

danielazambrini (Daniela Zambrini)



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