Translation Software Rides Roughshod Over Idiomatic Speech
But when I typed Spanish phrases into it, it returned with some less-than-illuminating English. For example, Universal Translator scored well with that old Willie Nelson standby - "Vaya con Dios ... word for word, as the current version does, it will ...
What do we do when we see the deluge coming?
Also, what they were told they could do about it was glaringly inadequate to the task. Hey kids, civilization’s in trouble unless we change drastically, so go recycle and remember to turn out the lights! Seriously? That’s going to solve it? I mean ...
“What does that mean?” Karson giggled. “Psychic surgery,” she said ... When the cool splash of antiseptic hit my skin, I heard the words Vaya con Dios. I opened my eyes, but El Negrito was gone. Outside, I fell into my friend’s arms, and without ...
Resting at Last
Living 100 years isn’t something I aspire to do and I’m pretty sure it wasn’t something ... single roses on the coffin and everyone said good-bye to her. Adios, Consuelo. Vaya con Dios.
He'll do well. Smart kid, fluent in Spanish. I've been brushing up on my Español myself ... the bullies, the chicken hawks, the mean-spirited warmongers, the selfish climate-denying assholes, the racist and bigoted elitists, those who put profit and ...