July 22nd, 2018

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A retweet in a dev’s feed made me aware of a fantastic world of people who read translated tweets. The retweet was from an American who saw a tweet by some Russian big shot called Torshin (from 2 years ago), mistranslated it (using Microsoft’s translator embedded in Twitter), and inspired some of his followers to reveal their knowledge of political geography:

A related tweet showed this pearl (I immediately regained respect for Microsoft’s translator):