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Well it makes a change from the tired old water goat for hydraulic ram, and invisible, insane for out of sight, out of mind: for those who missed Mrs Thatcher’s encounter with an EnglishJapaneseEnglish machine translation system (the Fujitsu Ltd one? Our version of history doesn’t relate), she first suggested it try It is an honour and a pleasure to be visiting this company today, it came up with I think in honour visiting this company today not bad; try again; she shortened it to I think it is an honour to visit this company today and things got worse, with the machine responding I think the visit today in this company in honour, and the third attempt was the worst This company’s having visited of me is honourable… looks like we’ll have to make do with humans a while yet.

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