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    Language translator

    Somebody on this site once posted an excellent free english to spanish phrase translation website. I can't find that thread or post now. Does anyone remember it?
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    Google Babel Fish.

    http://babelfish.altavista.com/ is the one I've used before. It's more of a word for word translation so the grammar and sentence structure tend to be messed up but it's good enough to get the idea across. Many languages too!
    Pleasing nobody, one person at a time.

    That which does not kill me, better start fucking running.

    If I lived every day like it was my last, the body count would be staggering.

    I intend to go in harm's way. -John Paul Jones

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    Thats it exactly. It was on the tip of my tongue and I could not remember it until I saw it. Thanks!!!!!!!
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    No problem! There's a bunch of websites that offer the basic idea so I'm sure you'll find one that's useful for you.
    Pleasing nobody, one person at a time.

    That which does not kill me, better start fucking running.

    If I lived every day like it was my last, the body count would be staggering.

    I intend to go in harm's way. -John Paul Jones

    Hunt the wolf, and bring light to the dark places that others fear to go. LT COL Dave Grossman

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    That one worked well for me in the past. That one is very helpful if you are somewhat familiar with spanish.
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    You do have to be careful using this as a learning tool though.

    "Stop! On your knees!" Translates to "Shutdown! In its knees!" LOL

    I would hate to think I was learning a useful phrase and wind up ordering an enchilada with extra sour cream or something.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cidp24 View Post
    You do have to be careful using this as a learning tool though.

    "Stop! On your knees!" Translates to "Shutdown! In its knees!" LOL

    I would hate to think I was learning a useful phrase and wind up ordering an enchilada with extra sour cream or something.
    And just may I ask is wrong with extra sour cream???

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    freetranslation .com is another good source.
    For the morning will come. Brightly will it shine on the brave and true, kindly upon all who suffer for the cause, glorious upon the tombs of heroes. Thus will shine the dawn.

    Winston Churchill

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cidp24 View Post
    You do have to be careful using this as a learning tool though.

    "Stop! On your knees!" Translates to "Shutdown! In its knees!" LOL
    At which point the suspect takes the battery out of his robot's knees!

    Google translate works well for many languages, and conveniently places the English passage right next to the foreign language passage.

    http://www.google.com/translate_t

 

 

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