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It's simple really. Just take something that you've gotten from The Bad Translator and paste is here

For example:

"Hey Sam, is "Pronto" a real word?"

...35 translations later Bing gives us:

"Tuesday is a good thing."

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  • I wasn't going to post anymore..but how could I let this one go:

    (on random...and I'm serious.)

    "without batman, crime has no punchline. "

    ...35 translations later Bing gives us:

    "In addition to Throbbing pants"

    see...
    Arabic : وقد الجريمة دون باتمان، لا punchline.
    Back to English : The crime without Batman, punchline.
    Spanish : El crimen sin Batman, punchline.
    Back to English : The crime without Batman, punchline.
    German : Das Verbrechen ohne Batman, Pointe.
    Back to English : The crime without Batman, Pointe.
    Latvian : Bez Batman, Pointe noziegumu.
    Back to English : Besides Batman, Pointe.
    Bulgarian : Освен Батман, Поант.
    Back to English : Besides Batman, Pointe.
    Turkish : Batman, Pointe yanında.
    Back to English : Besides Batman, Pointe.
    Lithuanian : Be to, Batman, Bonsai Studio.
    Back to English : In addition, Batman, the Pointe.
    Dutch : In toevoeging, Batman, de Pointe.
    Back to English : In addition, Batman, the Pointe.
    Polish : W dodatku, Batman, Pointe.
    Back to English : In addition, Batman, Pointe.
    Swedish : Dessutom, Batman, Pointe.
    Back to English : In Addition, Batman, Pointe.
    Bulgarian : В допълнение, Батман, Поант.
    Back to English : In addition, Batman, Pointe.
    Korean : 또한, 배트맨, 쁘 엥 또.
    Back to English : In addition, Batman, Pointe.
    German : Darüber hinaus, Batman, Pointe.
    Back to English : In addition, Batman, Pointe.
    Swedish : Dessutom, Batman, Pointe.
    Back to English : In Addition, Batman, Pointe.
    Greek : Το επιπλέον, Batman, Pointe.
    Back to English : In addition, Batman, Pointe.
    Thai : นอกจากนี้ แบทแมน Pointe
    Back to English : Additionally, Batman Pointe
    Spanish : Además, Batman Pointe
    Back to English : In addition, Batman Pointe
    Chinese Traditional : 此外,蝙蝠俠潘特
    Back to English : In addition, Batman Pant
    Japanese : さらには、バットマンのパンツ
    Back to English : Further, Batman pants
    Slovak : Ďalej, Batman nohavice
    Back to English : Furthermore, Batman pants
    Ukranian : Крім того, Бетмен брюки
    Back to English : In addition, Batman pants
    English : In addition, Batman pants
    Back to English : In addition, Batman pants
    Indonesian : Selain itu, Batman celana
    Back to English : In addition, Batman pants
    Estonian : Lisaks Batman pants
    Back to English : In addition, Batman pants
    Spanish : Además, pantalones Batman
    Back to English : In addition, pants Batman
    Greek : Επιπλέον, το παντελόνι Batman
    Back to English : In addition, the pants Batman
    Finnish : Lisäksi housut Batman
    Back to English : In addition, the pants Batman
    Polish : Ponadto, spodnie Batman
    Back to English : In addition, the pants Batman
    German : Darüber hinaus, die Hose Batman
    Back to English : In addition, the pants of Batman
    Haitian Creole : Nan adisyon, pantalon yo de Batman
    Back to English : In addition, trousers of Throbbing

    Norwegian : I tillegg, bukser av Throbbing
    Back to English : In addition, trousers of Throbbing
    Chinese Traditional : 此外,Throbbing 的褲子
    Back to English : In addition, the Throbbing pants
    Lithuanian : Be to, į Throbbing pants
    Back to English : In addition, the Throbbing pants
    Norwegian : I tillegg bukser til Throbbing
    Back to English : In addition to Throbbing pants
    Latvian : Papildus Throbbing bikses
    Back to English : In addition to Throbbing pants

  • Okay, I tried this again and I had to share.

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

    ...35 translations later Bing gives us:

    "Fruit trees, trees and tree wooden accessories?"

    I think I'm starting to understand spambots a little better.

    Also:

    Back to English : Fruit trees of chucks of wood, wood and wood?
    Romanian : Pomi fructiferi din dispozitive de fixare din lemn, lemn și lemn?
    Back to English : Fruit trees of fixtures made of wood, wood and wood?

    Andrei, whatever that says in Romanian, I hope it's as hilarious as what it translates back to in English.

  • Original text:

    "I like turtles"

    ...35 translations later Bing gives us:

    "For example, in the United States, (5)"

    ...????

    Indonesian : Aku suka kura-kura
    Back to English : I like turtles
    Polish : Lubię żółwie
    Back to English : I like turtles
    Italian : Mi piace tartarughe
    Back to English : I like turtles
    Polish : Lubię żółwie
    Back to English : I like turtles
    Ukranian : Мені подобається черепахи
    Back to English : I like turtles
    Latvian : Piemēram, bruņurupuču
    Back to English : For example, the turtles
    Polish : Na przykład żółwie
    Back to English : For example, the turtles
    Finnish : Esimerkiksi Kilpikonnat
    Back to English : For Example, The Turtles
    Haitian Creole : Pa egzanp, Marines
    Back to English : For example, under Route 9 where the Marines
    Italian : Ad esempio, sotto Route 9 dove i Marines
    Back to English : For example, under Route 9 where the Marines
    Chinese Simplified : 例如,根据路由 9 在海军陆战队
    Back to English : For example, depending on Route 9 in the Marine Corps
    Lithuanian : Pavyzdžiui, priklausomai nuo maršruto 9 Marine Corps
    Back to English : For example, depending on Route 9 in the Marine Corps
    English : For example, depending on Route 9 in the Marine Corps
    Back to English : For example, depending on Route 9 in the Marine Corps
    Ukranian : Наприклад, в залежності від маршрут 9 в Корпус морської піхоти
    Back to English : For example, depending on Route 9 in the u.s. Marine Corps
    Hebrew : לדוגמה, בהתאם לכביש 9 בארצות הברית הנחתים
    Back to English : For example, according to the 9 in the United States Marine
    Polish : Na przykład zgodnie z 9 w Morza Stany Zjednoczone
    Back to English : For example, in accordance with the 9 in The United States
    Turkish : Örneğin, gereğince 9 yılında Amerika Birleşik Devletleri
    Back to English : For example, in the United States, in accordance with 5
    Chinese Simplified : 例如,在美国,按照 5
    Back to English : For example, in the United States, in accordance with 5
    Greek : Για παράδειγμα, στις Ηνωμένες Πολιτείες, σύμφωνα με το 5
    Back to English : For example, in the United States, in accordance with 5
    Portuguese : Por exemplo, nos Estados Unidos, de acordo com 5
    Back to English : For example, in the United States, in accordance with 5
    Chinese Simplified : 例如,在美国,按照 5
    Back to English : For example, in the United States, in accordance with 5
    Chinese Traditional : 例如,在美國,按照 5
    Back to English : For example, in the United States, in accordance with 5
    Dutch : Bijvoorbeeld in de Verenigde Staten, in overeenstemming met 5
    Back to English : For example, in the United States, in accordance with 5
    Estonian : Näiteks Ameerika Ühendriikides, 5
    Back to English : For example, in the United States, (5)
    Swedish : Till exempel i USA, (5)
    Back to English : For example, in the United States, (5)
    Ukranian : Наприклад, у Сполучених Штатах, (5)
    Back to English : For example, in the United States, (5)
    English : For example, in the United States, (5)
    Back to English : For example, in the United States, (5)
    Hungarian : Például az Egyesült Államokban, (5)
    Back to English : For example, in the United States, (5)
    Lithuanian : Pavyzd iui, JAV, (5)
    Back to English : For example, in the United States, (5)
    Chinese Simplified : 例如,在美国,(5)
    Back to English : For example, in the United States, (5)
    Hebrew : לדוגמה, בארצות הברית, (5)
    Back to English : For example, in the United States, (5)
    Swedish : Till exempel i USA, (5)
    Back to English : For example, in the United States, (5)
    Arabic : على سبيل المثال، في الولايات المتحدة، (5)
    Back to English : For example, in the United States, (5)
    Chinese Simplified : 例如,在美国,(5)
    Back to English : For example, in the United States, (5)
    Arabic : على سبيل المثال، في الولايات المتحدة، (5)
    Back to English : For example, in the United States, (5)

  • The worst part is that I can actually understand how that happened, to some extent.

  • Original text:

    "Sweep the leg, Johnny!"

    ...35 translations later Bing gives us:

    "(Goldman Goldman Sachs John p u b Hakeem!"

    ...What?

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    Original Text: "Each one of us is carrying an unlicensed nuclear accelerator on his back."

    Translation: "The same criterion, no account operators, prevazută and all."

    Arabic : كل واحد منا يحمل مسرع النووي غير مرخصة على ظهره
    Back to English : Each one of us holds unlicensed nuclear Accelerator backpack
    Bulgarian : Всеки един от нас държи нелицензирани ядрени ускорител раница
    Back to English : Each of us holds the unlicensed nuclear Accelerator backpack
    Catalan : Cada un de nosaltres té la motxilla de accelerador nuclear sense llicència
    Back to English : Each one of us has the backpack of unlicensed nuclear Accelerator
    Chinese Simplified : 我们每一个人有无牌核加速器的背包
    Back to English : Each of us an unlicensed nuclear Accelerator Pack
    Chinese Traditional : 我們每一個人的無牌核加速器包
    Back to English : Each of us an unlicensed nuclear Accelerator package
    Czech : Každý z nás nelicencované jaderný akcelerátor balíček
    Back to English : Each of us unlicensed nuclear Accelerator package
    Danish : Hver af os ulicenseret nukleare Accelerator pakke
    Back to English : Each of us unlicensed nuclear Accelerator package
    Dutch : Ieder van ons zonder vergunning nucleaire Accelerator pakket
    Back to English : Each of us unlicensed nuclear Accelerator package
    English : Each of us unlicensed nuclear Accelerator package
    Back to English : Each of us unlicensed nuclear Accelerator package
    Estonian : Igaüks meist litsentseerimata kiirendi Tuumapakett
    Back to English : Each of us nuclear package unlicensed Accelerator
    Finnish : Jokainen meistä ydinalan pakata unlicensed Accelerator
    Back to English : Each of us in the nuclear field to compress the unlicensed Accelerator
    French : Chacun de nous dans le domaine nucléaire pour compresser l'accélérateur sans permis
    Back to English : Each of us in the nuclear field to compress the accelerator without a licence
    German : Jeder von uns im nuklearen Bereich um das Gaspedal ohne eine Lizenz zu komprimieren
    Back to English : Each of us in the nuclear field to the accelerator without to compress a license
    Greek : Ο καθένας μας στον πυρηνικό τομέα για το πρόγραμμα επιτάχυνσης χωρίς να συμπιέσετε μια άδεια χρήσης
    Back to English : Each of us in the nuclear sector for the accelerated program can compress without a license
    Haitian Creole : Chak nan nou nan sektè nikleyè pou pwogram accéléré lan ka peze san okenn lisans
    Back to English : Every of us nuclear sector for this program on the same basis accéléré is possible for him to squeeze without a license
    Hebrew : כל מאיתנו גרעיני מהסקטור עבור תוכנית זו ב- accéléré בסיס זהה הוא ניתן לו לסחוט ללא רשיון
    Back to English : All of us from nuclear for this program on the same basis is him accéléré extract without a permit
    Hungarian : Mindannyian a nukleáris, mert ez a program ugyanazon az alapon neki accéléré ki engedély nélkül
    Back to English : We are all in the nuclear, because it is on the same basis without a permit issued to him accéléré
    Indonesian : Kami sedang semua nuklir, karena itu adalah pada dasar yang sama tanpa ijin yang dikeluarkan kepadanya accéléré
    Back to English : We're all nuclear, because it is on the same basis without a permit issued to him accéléré
    Italian : Siamo tutti nucleare, perché è sulla stessa base senza un permesso rilasciato a lui accéléré
    Back to English : We're all nuclear, because it is on the same basis without a permit issued to him accéleré
    Japanese : 彼に accéleré 発行を許可せず、同じ基準では我々 すべて核です。
    Back to English : Not allow him to acc e. ler é publishing, is the nucleus we all in the same criteria.
    Korean : 하지 그 acc e. ler é 게시 허용, 핵은 모두 동일한 기준에에서 우리.
    Back to English : Not that the acc is the publishing permit, e. ler é all have the same criteria in the us.
    Latvian : Nav acc ir publicēšanas atļauju e. mērjosla é visi ir tie paši kritēriji mums.
    Back to English : Acc does not have copyright permission for e. ruler é all have the same criteria.
    Lithuanian : ACC neturi autorines teises, e. liniuotės é visi turi tuos pačius kriterijus.
    Back to English : ACC does not have copyright, e-ruler é all have the same criteria.
    Norwegian : ACC har ikke copyright, e-linjalen é alle har de samme vilkårene.
    Back to English : ACC has no copyright, e-ruler é all have the same criteria.
    Polish : ACC ma nie praw autorskich, e miarki é wszystkie posiadają takie same kryteria.
    Back to English : ACC is not copyright, e é rulers all have the same criteria.
    Portuguese : ACC não é direito autoral, réguas de é e todos têm os mesmos critérios.
    Back to English : ACC is not copyrightable, rulers of is and all have the same criteria.
    Romanian : ACC nu este prevazută, conducătorii este şi toate au aceleaşi criterii.
    Back to English : ACC is not, managers is prevazută and all have the same criteria.
    Russian : АКК не, менеджеров, prevazută и все они имеют те же критерии.
    Back to English : ACC not, managers, prevazută and they all have the same criteria.
    Slovak : ACC nie, manažérov, prevazută a všetky majú rovnaké kritériá.
    Back to English : ACC not, managers, prevazută, and all have the same criteria.
    Slovenian : ACC nimajo enakih meril, upravljavci, prevazută in vse.
    Back to English : ACC does not have the same criteria, operators, prevazută and all.
    Spanish : CAC no tienen los mismos criterios, operadores, prevazută y todo.
    Back to English : ACC does not have the same criteria, operators, prevazută and everything.
    Swedish : ACC har inte samma kriterier, operatörer, prevazută och allt.
    Back to English : ACC does not have the same criteria, operators, prevazută and everything.
    Thai : บัญชีไม่มีเกณฑ์เดียวกับ operators, prevazută และทุกสิ่งทุกอย่าง
    Back to English : The same criterion, no account operators, prevazută and everything.
    Turkish : Aynı ölçütü, hiçbir Hesap İşletmenleri, prevazută ve her şey.
    Back to English : The same criterion, no account Operators, prevazută and everything.
    Ukranian : Же критерію, немає рахунку операторів, prevazută і все.
    Back to English : The same criterion, no account operators, prevazută and all.

  • Original text:

    "This chick is toast!"

    ...35 translations later Bing gives us:

    "Val e. ry girls!"


    Original text:

    "I've had it with these monkey-fighting snakes on this Monday to Friday plane!"

    ...35 translations later Bing gives us:

    "Monday to Friday, and stop the monkey Star Office!"


    Original text:

    "English Motherfucker! Do you speak it?"

    ...35 translations later Bing gives us:

    "United Kingdom. If we are talking about?"

  • So, I wanted to see what Bing would do with a translation that's already bad.

    So I put in: "English as she is spoke" (fantastic horrible translation, btw)

    I got back: "The United Kingdom will be talking about the language."

    ...a sentence that somewhat makes sense. What.

    Also,

    "I used to be able to translate, but then I took an arrow to the knee."

    Became:

    "Appel l the second arrow."

  • Original text:

    "All your base are belong to us."

    ...35 translations later Bing gives us:

    "Located in the United States."

    Arabic : وكل قاعدة الخاص بك ملك لنا.
    Back to English : All your base belong to us.
    Bulgarian : Всички си база принадлежат към нас.
    Back to English : All your base belong to us.
    Catalan : Tots els seu base pertanyen a nosaltres.
    Back to English : All your base belong to us.
    Chinese Simplified : 你所有的群属于我们。
    Back to English : All your base belong to us.
    Chinese Traditional : 你所有的群屬於我們。
    Back to English : All your base belong to us.
    Czech : Všechny vaše základní patří k nám.
    Back to English : All your base belong to us.
    Danish : Alle dine base tilhører os.
    Back to English : All your base belong to us.
    Dutch : All your base belong to us.
    Back to English : All your base belong to us.
    English : All your base belong to us.
    Back to English : All your base belong to us.
    Estonian : Kõik oma baasi kuuluvad meile.
    Back to English : All your base belong to us.
    Finnish : Kaikki base kuuluvat meille.
    Back to English : All base belong to us.
    French : Base tous nous appartiennent.
    Back to English : All base belong to us.
    German : Alle Base gehören zu uns.
    Back to English : All base belong to us.
    Greek : Όλα βάσης ανήκουν σε εμάς.
    Back to English : All base belong to us.
    Haitian Creole : Tout baz pou nou.
    Back to English : All base for us.
    Hebrew : בסיס כל בשבילנו.
    Back to English : Basis of all for us.
    Hungarian : Nekünk is alapul.
    Back to English : Based on the us.
    Indonesian : Didasarkan pada kita.
    Back to English : Based on the us.
    Italian : Basato su noi.
    Back to English : Based on us.
    Japanese : 私たちに基づきます。
    Back to English : Based on the us.
    Korean : 미국에 기반합니다.
    Back to English : Based in the United States.
    Latvian : Kas atrodas Amerikas Savienotajās valstīs.
    Back to English : Located in the United States.
    Lithuanian : Įsikūrusi Jungtinėse Amerikos Valstijose.
    Back to English : Located In The United States Of America.
    Norwegian : Hotellet ligger i de forente stater.
    Back to English : The hotel is located in the United States.
    Polish : Hotel znajduje się w Stanach Zjednoczonych.
    Back to English : The Hotel is located in the United States.
    Portuguese : O Hotel está localizado nos Estados Unidos.
    Back to English : The Hotel is located in the United States.
    Romanian : Hotelul este situat în Statele Unite.
    Back to English : The hotel is located in the United States.
    Russian : Отель расположен в Соединенных Штатах Америки.
    Back to English : The hotel is located in the United States of America.
    Slovak : Hotel sa nachádza v Spojených štátoch amerických.
    Back to English : The Hotel is located in the United States of America.
    Slovenian : Hotel se nahaja v Združenih državah Amerike.
    Back to English : Hotel is located in the United States of America.
    Spanish : Situado en los Estados Unidos de América.
    Back to English : Located in the United States of America.
    Swedish : Beläget i Amerikas förenta stater.
    Back to English : Located in the United States of America.
    Thai : ตั้งอยู่ในสหรัฐอเมริกา
    Back to English : Located in the United States.
    Turkish : Amerika Birleşik Devletleri'nde bulunan.
    Back to English : Located in the United States.
    Ukranian : Розташований в Сполучених Штатах.
    Back to English : Located in the United States.

    Anybody else notice that it always seems to be Hebrew that totally sends the translation into left field?

  • "How appropriate, you fight like a cow!"

    ...35 translations later Bing gives us:

    "The professional relationships between Jurassic perhaps what to do."

    Spanish : Qué apropiado, lucha como una vaca!
    Back to English : What appropriate, fight like a cow!
    English : What appropriate, fight like a cow!
    Back to English : What appropriate, fight like a cow!
    Vietnamese : Những gì thích hợp, chiến đấu như một con bò!
    Back to English : What niche, fight like a cow!
    Vietnamese : Những gì thích hợp, chiến đấu như một con bò!
    Back to English : What niche, fight like a cow!
    Greek : Τι εξειδικευμένες, καταπολέμηση σαν μια αγελάδα!
    Back to English : What niche, fight like a cow!
    Czech : Jaké nika, boj jako kráva!
    Back to English : What niche, fight like a cow!
    Chinese Traditional : 什麼好位子,像一頭母牛的戰鬥 !
    Back to English : What good seat, fight like a cow!
    Greek : Τι καλό κάθισμα, καταπολέμηση σαν μια αγελάδα!
    Back to English : What a good seat, fight like a cow!
    Polish : Jakie dobre stanowisko, walki podobnie jak krowy!
    Back to English : What a good position, fight like a cow!
    Ukranian : Те, що хороші позиції, боротьба, як корова!
    Back to English : What a good position, fight like a cow!
    French : Quelle bonne position, lutte comme une vache !
    Back to English : What good position, fight like a cow!
    Bulgarian : Какви добра позиция, борбата като крава!
    Back to English : What a good position, fight like a cow!
    Swedish : Vad en bra position, kampen som en ko!
    Back to English : What a good position, fight like a cow!
    Vietnamese : Những gì một vị trí tốt, chiến đấu như một con bò!
    Back to English : What a good position, fight like a cow!
    Danish : Hvad en god position, kamp ligesom en ko!
    Back to English : What a good position, fight like a cow!
    Vietnamese : Những gì một vị trí tốt, chiến đấu như một con bò!
    Back to English : What a good position, fight like a cow!
    Hebrew : איזו משרה טובה, הקרב כמו פרה!
    Back to English : What a good job, the battle as a cow!
    Swedish : Vad ett bra jobb, slaget som en ko!
    Back to English : What a good job, the battle as a cow!
    Hungarian : Milyen egy jó munkát, mint egy harci!
    Back to English : What a good job as a combat!
    Bulgarian : Какво добра работа като битка!
    Back to English : What a good job as a battle!
    Danish : Hvad er et godt job som et slag!
    Back to English : What is a good job as a slap!
    Russian : Что такое хорошая работа как пощечина!
    Back to English : What a good job as a slap in the face!
    Bulgarian : Какво добра работа като slap в лицето!
    Back to English : What a good job as a relation in the face!
    Finnish : Mitä hyvää työtä kuin liikesuhteen edessä!
    Back to English : What does a good job as a business relation in front!
    Greek : Τι κάνει καλή δουλειά ως επαγγελματική σχέση προς τα εμπρός!
    Back to English : What does a good job as a professional relationship forward!
    Danish : Hvad gør et godt stykke arbejde som en professionel relation fremad!
    Back to English : What does a good job as a professional relationship forward!
    Italian : Che cosa fa un buon lavoro come attaccante rapporto professionale!
    Back to English : What does a good job as striker professional relationship!
    Haitian Creole : Sa fè yon bon travay kòm lyen pwofesyonèl grevis!
    Back to English : What do a good job as professional ties striker.
    Latvian : Ko darīt labu darbu kā profesionālas saiknes streikotājs.
    Back to English : What can I do a good job as a professional link striker.
    Chinese Traditional : 作為一個專業的連結射手好我可以做什麼。
    Back to English : As a professional link shooter well what can I do.
    Danish : Som en professionel link shooter kan godt hvad jeg gøre.
    Back to English : As a professional link shooter may well what I do.
    Hebrew : כקישור מקצועי היורה עשוי היטב מה לעשות.
    Back to English : Professional link Jurassic may well what to do.
    Lithuanian : Profesinius ryšius Juros periodo gali gerai, ką daryti.
    Back to English : Professional relations between the Jurassic may well what to do.
    Greek : Οι επαγγελματικές σχέσεις μεταξύ Jurassic μπορεί να καλά τι πρέπει να κάνετε.
    Back to English : The professional relationships between Jurassic may well what to do.
    Dutch : De professionele relaties tussen Jurassic wellicht wat te doen.
    Back to English : The professional relationships between Jurassic perhaps what to do.

    I think my favorite is, "What a good job as a slap in the face!"

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