Off topic: what online translation engines do!
Thread poster: Konstantin Kisin
| | Konstantin Kisin
Local time: 19:48
Russian to English
Thanks for sharing it.
Enjoy a lovely day,
| | ViktoriaG
Local time: 14:48
English to French
| Ya, blame it on BabelFish || Aug 16, 2006 |
But whoever took the smart decision to translate a friggin' traffic sign using MT sure wasn't a machine - and is really to blame!
I can suffer stupidity, but I can't suffer when people don't want to take responsibility for their stupidity! Arrrgggh!
| Was already posted in Proz.com || Aug 16, 2006 |
Thanks for sharing, Konstantin, but I think another colleague had already posted a similar article link at
| didn't notice! || Aug 16, 2006 |
| | Gianni Pastore
Local time: 20:48
English to Italian
| Land of confusion || Aug 16, 2006 |
Jack Doughty wrote:
This road sign created confusion
I have the same feeling when I am approaching a crossroads which shows both signs "STOP" and "No parking" on the side.
| Thanks Konstantin || Aug 16, 2006 |
- This could be termed "a piss-poor translation" - no doubt the person responsible was told by his/her boss, "Urine trouble now..."
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