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Translated Search

Combine search results from pages in other languages.
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Google Translate helps make the world smaller. I can use automatic translation in my browser to read web pages in other languages.

When I search for something, however, I only see results in the language that I used for the query.

For example, if I search for a legend of a talking ox, I'll get different answers if I search for that in English or in Chinese.

If I could search once, and get results in many languages, I think that would improve multi-cultural communication around the world.

peterburk, Nov 10 2017

Stop teaching foreign languages Stop_20teaching_20foreign_20languages
A much better idea [8th of 7, Nov 10 2017]

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       Welcome to the Halfbakery, [peterburk]. Wear these square brackets with pride. There are many like them, but those ones are yours.   

       And yes, why not? [+]
MaxwellBuchanan, Nov 10 2017
  

       Because it goes totally against the idea of compelling all foreigners to learn English ?   

       Acknowledging their funny foreign jabber merely encourages them, which is bad and wrong.   

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       Oh, and as [MB] said, welcome. Don't worry, although newcomers do get a certain amount of hazing from the residents, there is always a "honeymoon" period during which errors of spelling, grammar, or technical detail are generously forgiven ...   

       .... 2 .... 1 .....0.   

       Right, honeymoon over. Bring forth the tank of preserved prunes in syrup, and the armadillos...
8th of 7, Nov 10 2017
  

       Welcome new recruit. Say hello to Max and 8th. They come as a type of quantum entangled duet. It's my job to keep them in order. [someone has to do it]
xenzag, Nov 10 2017
  

       And allow me to introduce the Halfbakery's answer to Madame Cholet, [xenzag].
MaxwellBuchanan, Nov 10 2017
  

       It's time for you to return to the hen house....it's getting dark and mother goose will become quite cross. [they respond very well to "farm talk", especially if you can do the noises for them] Just never mention Max's nether region rash..... shuussshhhhh - the last thing we need here is another egg laying strike.
xenzag, Nov 10 2017
  

       (marked-for-tagline)   

       " Wear these square brackets with pride. There are many like them, but those ones are yours. "
normzone, Nov 10 2017
  

       I wanted this idea just the other day, though I can't remember what for. [+]
pertinax, Nov 10 2017
  

       You don't want to steal and leverage from other cultures, do you? Right then [+], good idea to push the envelope for humanity.
wjt, Nov 10 2017
  
      
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