Monday, December 01, 2008

Blahblahfish

Ever wonder how accurate those online translators are? Blahblahfish.com translates your phrase from English to the language of your choice…and then back to English.

Let’s see what it does with “Fog,” by Carl Sandberg:

The fog comes on little cat feet. It sits looking over harbor and city on silent haunches and then moves on. ~ Carl Sandberg

The fog comes on the little ones cat feet. The look is based over the port and the city on the haunches silent and then passes. (Italian)

The fog comes on few cat feet. It sits look at concerning port and city on quiet haunches and move themselves then. (Dutch)

The fog comes in the legs of few of cat. Sits [koitagma] beyond the harbour and the city in the silent hips and [prochora] then. (Greek)

The fog comes in small feet of cat. It feels the glance on port and city in the quiet hips and later moves ignition. (Spanish)

The fog comes on small cat feet. It sits looking over port and city on quiet back parts and continues then. (German)

The fog comes on small feet from cat. It rests the glance above the port and from the city on the quiet hips and then passes. (French)

The mist comes in the small feet of cat. It seats the sight on the port and the city in haunches quiet and is moved then on. (Portuguese)

Fog comes to the small feet of tomcat. It sits to examine harbor and city to silently haunches and after this moves further. (Russian)

The fog comes to small exaltation haircut. In compliance with it which in the hip which becomes silent sees in the harbor and city skies is and new departs after that. (Korean)

The fog in small walks secretly. It looked that sits the silent waist buttocks part in the harbor and the city then to continue to go forward. (Chinese – simplified)

The fog in small walks secretly. It looked that sits the silent waist buttocks part in the harbor and the city then to continue to go forward. (Chinese – traditional)

The fog comes to the small cat foot. What with silence haunches is seen in the port and the city depending upon that is placed, next advances. (Japanese)

Îïðåäåëèòåëåí ÷ëåí overgrown with grass come íà small cat êðàêà. It sits look íàãîðå harbour and ãîëÿì or âàæåí town íà noiseless thigh and then move íà. (Bulgarian)

fog happen at an small cat foot. IT sits format at an keep out of the way plus cities at an silent thigh and then transpose at an. (Croatian)

The haze come next succinct pussy cat feet. It sits view above sojourn plus town next silent side plus sometimes moves next. (Czech)

fog come on little cat feet. It sits hunt over sit and town on silent hip and then move on. (Finnish)

THE murk comes ra small cat legs. This sits looking upper port and urban ra silent rumps after that moves ra. (Hungarian)

the mist come toward little cat feet. it gossip look over harbor and city toward peaceful haunches and then move toward. (Filipino)

the fog come on little toe cat feet. It sits look over harbor and city on silent haunches and apoi atunci move on. (Romanian)

The mist befall on mean cat foot. It sits handsome over harbor and town on noiseless fillet plus next gesture on. (Serbian)

fog proceed unimpressive cat to carry s.o. off his feet. this sits looking rising of port and where upward word-bound haunch and to conclude a progressive step. (Slovenian)

' group darkness der astride few cat feet. Sit looking signs I harbor I go wall astride ' heartburn silent haunches I go ' I do moves astride. (Welsh)

the fog come on small cat feet. he sits movement over bkz. war academy and town on quiet haunches and then move on. (Turkish)

fog to carry upon too little cat feet. This sits facial expression over, upon harbor and city upon silent haunches then to excite upon. (Latin)

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