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Shawnee Moon moon.shawnee at GMAIL.COM
Wed May 31 16:29:08 EDT 2017

Mailed from the Moon 🌜

On May 31, 2017, at 2:25 PM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at YALE.EDU> wrote:

>> On May 31, 2017, at 4:11 PM, Shawnee Moon <moon.shawnee at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
>> I wonder if they use Google Translate Nigerian to English. If I knew Nigerian, I'd type a polite letter and see how it turned out in English.
> Not so easy; there’s no such thing (linguistically).  There’s Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo, and a bunch of other languages spoken in Nigeria.

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> Well, the general idea, I mean. Using a translating software or book or something to turn whatever their language is into our strange, every-rule-has-exceptions language.

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