Fun with Google translate

Excerpt from a recent English Chinese translation homework assignment:

The size of a single sheet of papyrus was not constant in ancient times. For most non-literary documents (letters, accounts, receipts, etc.) a single sheet was sufficient; for longer texts, especially literary ones, sheets were stuck together and made into a roll. Rolls have been found measuring as much as 45 yards long. It was usual to write on only one side. Writing on both sides of the sheets of a papyrus roll is quite rare, probably because the delicate material can be torn so easily.

I regularly check assignments against Google translate and the result this time was especially entertaining:


I especially like the 45 yard long Rolls Royce.

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