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Lost in Translation

April 17, 2004 | 4 Comments

Countries with crackly-looking languages and prostitutes seem to love me. A while back Denmark picked up my post on their atheist minister, Thorkild Grosboel, and now Holland is talking about “de Razende Athe


4 Responses to “Lost in Translation”

  1. Daniel
    April 17th, 2004 @ 11:50 pm

    Holy shit, that translator blows

  2. Julia
    April 18th, 2004 @ 11:08 am

    Um, no, that’d be the prostitute’s that blow…

    And get this: check out Bill Bryson’s “The Mother Tongue: English and how it got that way”. He has a section on how other languages translate English, pre translation software. It’s pretty hysterical.

    What were we talking about, again?

  3. Joe
    April 19th, 2004 @ 1:40 am

    I sent for directions to Holland not to long ago. I ended up in Georgia and am currently playing fiddle in an atheistic blue grass band. We do a rendition of “Devil went down to Georgia” minus the part with Satan. In our version, which we act out on stage, nobody challenges me to a showdown of any sort so I’m forced to go home and masturbate to Japanese subtitled porn.

  4. Animal
    April 22nd, 2004 @ 8:27 am

    I’m Dutch and I come here every now and then. That translator sucks majorly… The translation should be:

    “Other critics, such as members of the Raving Atheist, teasingly remark: “An omnipotent being can do anything, including the impossible. But if the impossible exists, omnipotence cannot”; God is caught in a circulair argument, and (in) the philosophical proof that he or she cannot exist.”

    Keep up the good work!

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