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Posted: 14 April 2008 at 9:34am
Light stuff, but thought I'd share this with you all - substitute certain words and languages for others where you see fit.
enjoy the spring.
> When Beatles lyrics are translated into other languages, are theyDavid Letterman tried an experiment on his NBC show in March 1984,
> easily understood? Is there a basic template of universality about
> these lyrics which translate with ease from one language to the next?
> If one were to translate the lyrics of The Beatles into an obscure
where he had a panel of 6 language experts translate the lyrics to "A
Hard Day's Night" from English to Chinese to French to Spanish to
German to Latin, and finally, back to English.
The results (as far as the translators got), as performed by Paul
"It's been the night of a very heavy day, and I've been working as a
"I know myself to have worked a long day, to have made money to buy
Take of it what you will.
p.s I realize this ended up in the wrong section. Do excuse.
Edited by Jamal Morelli - 14 April 2008 at 9:37am
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