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Japan: Hilarious Google translations

Blogger Cozy Ozy picks up a few simple sentences and compares English-to-Japanese machine translations [ja] from Google Translate, Yahoo, Excite and Korya Eiwa 2009. While translations by other services are understandable, Google Translate produces bizarre results: “We played baseball” becomes “This is our baseball” (私たちの野球です), “Lucy has no friends to play with” becomes “Lucy plays with friends that do not exist” (ルーシーはない友人と遊ぶ), and best of all, “There's an American girl who wants to see you” becomes something like “I think I'd like to see the current American girl ‘who'” (現在のアメリカ人少女whoを見たいと思ってね).

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