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Interesting Babelfish translation

From:Ph. D. <phild@...>
Date:Thursday, June 9, 2005, 3:37
I was looking for some books about the Klingspor typefoundry in
Germany, and I found a book description in German. I don't know
any German, so I tried a rough translation through Babelfish. This

       Schriftkünstler Heinz König, Otto Eckmann, Peter Behrens,
       Rudolf Koch, W. Tiemann und Otto Hupp.

was translated as

       writing artists Heinz king, petrol hitting a corner man, Peter
       Behrens, Rudolf cook, W. Tiemann and Otto Hupp.

"Otto Eckmann" translates into "petrol hitting a corner man"??

I know machine translations are very rough, but this is just too

--Ph. D.


Joseph Bridwell <darkmoonman@...>