Re: if nothing is going to work out...
- If you want to have a good chuckle, try some of the other languages--
the German translations aren't so bad. I did it a while back for fun
and the results were quite entertaining:
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Uwe Liermann <maillist@...> wrote:
> Hello Don,
> On the funny side you might take this example, that I found in a
> for American exchange students before they go to Germany. It warns
> about the result of a direct translation. The situation are two
> students (male - female) who want to fix an appointment for the
> afternoon or so to do some homework or something similar:
> I took the original words, and did send them through Google and
> Original: If you have nothing on, I will come.
> to German: Wenn du nichts an hast, komme ich.
> and back: If you do not have anything on, I come.
> and in this example the translation back isn't so far of as one
> hope.... ;-))