It is very tempting to post something April Foolish, but I won’t. I swear that I’ve checked this out and it is true.
From Ubergeek Dick Morley:
In a message dated 3/31/05 10:10:18 AM, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
<< FYI, geek interest…
The best (software based) calculator ever… http://futureboy.homeip.net/frinkdocs/
Tracks units, does conversions, has arbitrary precision, knows exchange rates, does human-language translation, etc., etc.
Runs on many cell phones and PDAs.
Try it here: http://futureboy.homeip.net/fsp/frink.f
I like trying things like “??oil” “??baht” “??cubit” and “??stone”
You can put “Where’s the bathroom?” in From and “Arabic” in To.
Or “1200 Thailand_Baht” in From and “dollars” in To.
From: 300 gallons vegetable_oil
“??fortnight” is there, but “??mousefart” is missing ;-(
I did “Where’s the bathroom?”->Japanese and it came back with