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Re: Translation

From:Roger Mills <rfmilly@...>
Date:Monday, June 19, 2006, 6:10
Yahya Abdal-Aziz wrote:

> Sometimes a translation really cracks me up. Rather than looking up a > couple of words on the original page in Spanish, I took the easy way out - > googled for the topic, then clicked "Translate this page". Here's what I > got: > > > Test: See how much of this Spanglish you can understand WITHOUT clicking > on "View original page". >
That's funny, haha, but also cringe-making. I could almost completely reconstruct the Spanish text as I read through; unnecessary even to peek at the original. Really unforgivably silly and stupid errors, one would think, but Machine Translation....well what did we expect anyway? Still and all, it wasn't total gibberish.