Tuesday, June 11, 2013

watch out for slow-moving heavy intercourse on the M25

Following on from yesterday's post, another little oddity of the users in UK, servers in Germany set-up is that Bing (like Google) attempts to serve up pages in a locale-appropriate way, i.e. in German by default. As a short-cut before you go and search out the setting that tells it that you want pages in English, you can use the auto-translate facility that you get as standard in Google Chrome. Here's what happens when you do that for the Bing Maps homepage:

Original German

Translated version

Proper English

Note the translation of the word "traffic" in the second image - if the two really are nearly interchangeable that must cause some confusion during news reports: now here's Ingrid with an update on the intercourse situation. And don't forget you can get up-to-the-minute information by consulting the intercourse cameras on our website. 

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