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#888576 - 05/16/02 02:32 PM Babelfish (i.e., the greatest website ever)  
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Babelfish

Basically, it's a text translator that gives sometimes very loose translations of text.

My original sentence: I like to play the piano for my friends.

English to German: Ich mag das Klavier für meine Freunde spielen.

German to French: Je peux jouer le piano pour mes amis.

French to English: I can play the piano for my friends.

Here's where it starts to get fun.

English to Chinese: 我能弹钢琴为我的朋友。

Chinese to English: I can shoot the piano are my friend.

English to Korean: 나는 이다 나의 친구 피아노를 쏠 수 있다.

Korean to English: There is a possibility of shooting my friend piano where am I?

Into Chinese again: 有射击上午i 的我的朋友钢琴的可能性。

Back to English: Has the fire morning I my friend piano possibility.

We haven't been to Italy yet: Ha la mattina i del fuoco la mia possibilità del piano
dell'amico.

English again: The my possibilities of the plan of the friend have the morning of the fire.

And for the heck of it, we'll give Korean another go: 친구의 계획의 나의 가능성에는 불의 아침이 있다.

Welcome home: To my possibility of plan of the friend there is a sudden morning

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#888577 - 05/16/02 04:05 PM Re: Babelfish (i.e., the greatest website ever)  
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I am LAUGHING, Brendan! How funny, I will have to try it. smile smile Jodi

#888578 - 05/16/02 05:21 PM Re: Babelfish (i.e., the greatest website ever)  
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HAHA LOL

#888579 - 05/16/02 06:19 PM Re: Babelfish (i.e., the greatest website ever)  
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Yes, Babelfish rocks!

I found it at work and had to force myself to stop playing with it because I was laughing too hard...

Nina

#888580 - 05/16/02 08:40 PM Re: Babelfish (i.e., the greatest website ever)  
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Ok, I've got one for you guys, but you have to go to the "sustain time of your piano" thread on the Piano Forum to see it. laugh Jodi

#888581 - 05/16/02 09:59 PM Re: Babelfish (i.e., the greatest website ever)  
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Quote
Originally posted by jodi:
Ok, I've got one for you guys, but you have to go to the "sustain time of your piano" thread on the Piano Forum to see it. laugh Jodi
Ahahahahahaha....quite nice.


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