Machine translations are useful for getting a general idea about what text written in a foreign language means. However, "general idea" isn't always exactly accurate; the translator literally translates (word for word) the text which often results in grammatically incorrect, if not completely incoherent, text. We've developed Bad Translator to show just how funny things can get. Enter any text in English then click "Translate!" to start. The program translates the text back and forth using Babelfish, Bing, FreeTranslation.com, and TransPerfect, then displays the final English translation.
Developed by Translation Cloud.
Example (original text from the 7th commandment of the Bible):
"You must not commit adultery"
...35 translations later Bing gives us:
"Thoust needs potato"
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