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Oct 12, 2013, 02:31 PM
 
Heard someone talk about their excitement getting to use Google Translate in their travels abroad.

Problem: they would have their phone translate a question, and the person would go "oh! Blablablahblablablablablahblahblahblahblah."
     
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Oct 16, 2013, 09:45 AM
 
Google translation is comical at best. I've yet to have it translate japanese with any accuracy, maybe other languages are more accurate... However, screaming into it yields interesting results - one time it translated my yelling into "up yours, jerkface!". not really.
     
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Oct 16, 2013, 09:59 AM
 
Better than "I'm sorry, I cannot translate for you. Would you like me to search the web?"
     
   
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