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Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Westy, Dec 6, 2005.

  1. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    Ever wonder how bad english makes it on to products and documentation in the States? Well I am finishing up some software that we had translated in to German by a company in brazil really cheap. I have a feeling the German language is getting slaughtered.


     
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  2. narlus

    narlus Eastcoast Softcore
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    i thought this was gonna be a thread about brian's music library
     
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  3. Ciaran

    Ciaran Fear my banana

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    Why for are you posting this? To tell us a showing of badness that is language English? Bah!
     
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  4. DRB

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    pervert
     
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  5. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    The translations are error messages for an animatronic Hasselhoff blow-up doll.
     
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  6. DRB

    DRB unemployed bum

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    That's what you think..... its much worse.
     
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  7. sunny

    sunny Grammar Civil Patrol

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    I think you mean to say "poor" English...


    :p
    j/k
     
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  8. fiddy_ryder

    fiddy_ryder Turbo Monkey

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    Infinite consideration English malform arrive theater writing at federation? Wadi single are complete pudding cohort are move sideways to Prussia by band of South America people don't spend money. Me molested by German talk now dead.
     
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  10. sanjuro

    sanjuro Tube Smuggler

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    A friend of mine was a professional re-writer in Japan. He spoke no Japanese but he said translators are a dime a dozen. Rewriting broken English was much harder than translation, apparently.

    Funny thing was that almost everyone figured they could do this job but he said it is harder than you think.