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Tadeusz Szewczyk [PersonRank 10]

Monday, December 11, 2006
15 years ago4,710 views

Well, the false friend in the German webmaster guidelines that translates "writing copy" as "formulating copyright notices" is still online although I reported on it here already. So...

Ionut Alex. Chitu [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

OMG. But this is pure poetry.

Travis Harris [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

I would guess it is just some guy made some strange mistake when translating.... still very funny

Rafa [PersonRank 1]

15 years ago #

See what happens if you choose 8 different languages.
Weird.
But, it's Google, what can we do?

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

Maybe a volunteer translator for Google had fun...

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

lol..
its a really funny thing..

nice spotting.. :)

nicoduck [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

but is also works with other languages here.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/nicoduck/319919056/
Well – no comment

[ edited troublesome Flickr link – Ionut and Philipp]

Matt Cutts [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

I don't believe it was a translation bug; I think it was a typo in the code that selects which message number to show. The right team knows about this; thanks for mentioning it, even though this was small. :)

Corsin Camichel [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

Same on the Swiss German website
http://cocaman.ch/wp/wp-content/uploads/2006/12/google-rain.PNG

http://cocaman.ch/wp/2006/12/great-google-homepage-translation

Bala Arjunan [PersonRank 1]

15 years ago #

But i dont think so, I am not getting anything, everything is normal.I just get an additonal option saying"Custom"

Sriram Venkitachalam [PersonRank 1]

15 years ago #

That's damn funny.

INFORMANT [PersonRank 1]

15 years ago #

Google is completing a number of new projects within the SMT team. It is not at all surprising to begin to see these options appear within standard user interfaces.

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