Every Sunday, the Washington Post has a style invitational. This is a humor competition in which people from the DC-Baltimore Metropolitan Area and elsewhere write and wire in clever responses to clever questions. Week 551 was particularly funny. It was called "Lost in Translation". The competition was to see who could who put in an English phrase into the www.google.com translator (in language tools), translate it into another language, and translate the translation back into English. Here were the results (scroll down to "Report from Week 551"): http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn?pagename=article&contentId=A39930-2004Apr24¬Found=true Since I have been laughing about this for months, I'd decided I would like to try it myself, and I invite you all to participate as well.