"Language is the source of misunderstandings."
— Antoine de Saunt-Exupéry in The Little Prince
What happens when an English phrase is translated by computer back and forth among a few different languages? Today's translation software is quite good, but it's not equipped for consecutive translations of the same piece of text. Remember the old game of "Telephone"? Something is lost, and perhaps something is gained.Try it for yourself! Enter some English text and "babelize" it: