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Lost in the translation


The voice at the automated checkout system at our local supermarket speaks two languages: English and Spanish. I always run the Spanish version, just to mess with people's heads.

Yesterday, after I checked out, it struck me again: Why is the English version in a woman's voice while the Spanish version is in a man's voice?

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nodressrehersal
Mar. 9th, 2014 12:02 am (UTC)
That's their way of messin' with YOUR head.
felixwas
Mar. 9th, 2014 12:27 am (UTC)
No, really—people always glance over when they hear the Spanish. Hola, bitches!
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