still ugh

July 10th, 2007

And one reason translation is so awful is because some writers should be shot. What, pray tell, am I supposed to make of this:

这个无怨无悔地燃烧�麦秸和���燃烧�东胡北狄和 夷�大防的熔炉

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2 Responses to “still ugh”

  1. Micah Says:

    Sounds like some sort of mixed analogy that didn’t turn out very well. I join you in saying “WTF?!”

  2. wangbo Says:

    That’s three votes for WTF?, none against, no abstentions. Your analysis is nicely understated. Thanks Micah.