“I was just made by the Presbyterian Church”

You’ll just have to click here to find out the meaning of the post title. It reminds me of an episode from a criminally underrated television series, News Radio. In the “Super Karate Monkey Death Car” episode, Jimmy James needs to read his own autobiography after it was translated into Japanese and then re-translated into ...

By , a professor of international politics at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and co-host of the Space the Nation podcast.

You'll just have to click here to find out the meaning of the post title. It reminds me of an episode from a criminally underrated television series, News Radio. In the "Super Karate Monkey Death Car" episode, Jimmy James needs to read his own autobiography after it was translated into Japanese and then re-translated into English. And you at home can play this game too!! Just go to Alta Vista's Babelfish page, pick a favorite piece of dialogue, translate it and then retranslate it.

You’ll just have to click here to find out the meaning of the post title. It reminds me of an episode from a criminally underrated television series, News Radio. In the “Super Karate Monkey Death Car” episode, Jimmy James needs to read his own autobiography after it was translated into Japanese and then re-translated into English. And you at home can play this game too!! Just go to Alta Vista’s Babelfish page, pick a favorite piece of dialogue, translate it and then retranslate it.

Daniel W. Drezner is a professor of international politics at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and co-host of the Space the Nation podcast. Twitter: @dandrezner

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