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Geir Vikan  Identity Verified
Norway
Local time: 06:50
German to Norwegian
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Sep 23, 2003

Try this one:
http://home.cwru.edu/cgi-bin/multibabel


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Andrea Ali  Identity Verified
Argentina
Local time: 01:50
Member (2003)
English to Spanish
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Amazing! Sep 23, 2003

I just entered "this is amazing", and got "he is narcotic"!!!



Regards,
Andrea

[Edited at 2003-09-23 17:33]


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Ursula Peter-Czichi  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 00:50
German to English
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Same old program Sep 23, 2003

This piece of trivia:

A database is an organized collection of information stored in a file.

turned into:

A base of the data is organized stored a collection of intelligence in
an original one.


Obviously, the program neither recognizes contextual relationships nor does it exclude faulty sentence structures. This could have been fixed a long time ago.

Hope those programmers keep on beating the same old lame horse a little longer...


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Juan Jacob  Identity Verified
Mexico
Local time: 23:50
French to Spanish
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Very funny! Sep 24, 2003

For asshole, I got moron in every language!
Je, je.


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Pernille Chapman  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 05:50
Member (2004)
English to Danish
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Babble-ize, more likely... Sep 24, 2003

Brilliant! My six-year-old son thought it was marvellous, and produced the following gem:

Felix is Martyn's crazy friend -->

Felix is friend, that one that is seriously of the alcohol of Martyn's

Let's just hope the social services don't hear about this...


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