Homer: Never, Marge. Never. I can’t live the button-down life like you. I want it all: the terrifying lows, the dizzying highs, the creamy middles. Sure, I might offend a few of the bluenoses with my cocky stride and musky odors – oh, I’ll never be the darling of the so-called “City Fathers” who cluck their tongues, stroke their beards, and talk about “What’s to be done with this Homer Simpson?”
(“Lisa’s Rival, #6.2, 1994).
You can take a piece of this and input it in the Bad Translator, a web-based application that translates back and forth from English into a random foreign language then back into English, over and over again.
Here is the result,
“I: The high, high success rate in the media think. Of course, I also found a strong cover scent – oh, I do not want to see the language of my parents.”
The lesson: Web-Translators are best used for entertainment purposes only. And when you get e-mails from people who want to buy your stuff but only speak Portuguese.
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