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Re: OFF: Re: I don't give a rat's ass.

From:John Cowan <jcowan@...>
Date:Thursday, June 1, 2000, 20:58
Christophe Grandsire wrote:

> Funny that it translates "tapette" as "queer" :) . It's correct but it's > not the original meaning of the word :) .
Systran (the underlying code used by is very stupid about context, and basically just looks up most words and slaps in a single definition. In a German->English job I did, it translated "zu Buche" (by the book) as "to the beech", making utter hash of the sentence. -- Schlingt dreifach einen Kreis um dies! || John Cowan <jcowan@...> Schliesst euer Aug vor heiliger Schau, || Denn er genoss vom Honig-Tau, || Und trank die Milch vom Paradies. -- Coleridge (tr. Politzer)