"Thick hiking, stevye throat and mouth only"

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  1. Lien

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    http://www.conveythis.com/translation.php

    1 - Put a text in the box ( ex:"You know how to whistle, don't you, Steve? You just put your lips together and blow")
    2 - Put the number of translation you want
    3 - Click on translate
    4 - Watch the text being translate in to another language and back in english
    5- Admire the results ("Thick hiking, stevye throat and mouth only")
     
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  2. Bretimus_v2

    Bretimus_v2 So tired.

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    You just got served! --> I just got a job!
    I'm going to put my foot up your ass! --> Go to my feet, I feel it in my ass.
    Deal with it. --> Convention.
     
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    None of mine came out funny. they just made no sense.
     
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  4. Lien

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    God bless those pagans. --> God Bless America.
    You black and white son of a gun! --> He is a black and white, not happy!
     
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  5. Rakon

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    I think it's a fun tool to see how some very simple messages can be lost in translation, and how it's extremely important to keep in mind how subjective and sometimes inaccurate interpretations are. I think this is a valuable tool when it comes to understanding others, and how we communicate.

    Also:

    I love sandwiches --> I like sandwiches
     
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    "Unacceptable? Did you see the pool? They flipped the bitch!"

    ...10 translations later we get:

    "I do not accept? Have a pool? They bitch!"

    "Unacceptable? Did you see the pool? They flipped the bitch!"

    ...56 translations later we get:

    "I agree, as the pool man"
     
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    Original text:

    "How much wood would a wood chuck chuck if a wood chuck could chuck wood?"

    ...50 translations later we get:

    "Tuesday Zíªzere SAVAK SAVAK!"
     
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