Confusing automated translators.

Mark 'Kamikaze' Hughes kamikaze at kuoi.asui.uidaho.edu
Sat Jul 26 12:33:57 CEST 2003


 Jack Diederich <jack at performancedrivers.com> wrote:
>My favorite example is comifying a list.
>"1, 2, and 3" vs "1, 2 and 3" (journalist seem to prefer the later)
>"I dedicate this book to my parents, Jane, and God."
>"I dedicate this book to my parents, Jane and God."

  The canonical joke example is:
"This book is dedicated to my parents, Ayn Rand and God."

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