Monday smile – The time you waddled

The dangers of governments not carrying due diligence in the procurement of machine translation hit the news again last week – this time in Sweden.

The Local, a European English-language news network, reported that “British parent Neale Thomas was trying to apply for VAB – Sweden’s sick pay when looking after an ill child – when he discovered several “Monty Python-esque” translations on the agency’s website”. Continue reading