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Old 02 January 2019, 04:48 PM
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Apparently for the new year I will be traveling to Germany and going for a run.
Maybe not; perhaps you'll just be desperately trying to find a bottle of Hai Karate or something.
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Old 28 January 2019, 07:52 PM
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I know this is more than a month late, and it's also not a translated carol, but it made me laugh in much the same way these do. It's an archived post from aiweridness.com, a source of much merriment, when they let an AI try to write Christmas carols. The final example is, in a sense, the ultimate Christmas carol.

The world and joy of the sleigh
Santa baby bore sweet Jesus Christ

The holly bears a berry,
And all the reindeer of the sky

The holly bears a berry and reindeer
He was born today!

And Santa baby bore sweet Jesus Christ,
And the chimney the angels sing.

When the snowman brings the snow
Christmas tree
Letís take that road before
And Santa Claus comes tonight
He will bring us goodness and light

Santa baby, a blitzen,
And he was the sun and reindeer and earth.
The Saviour of the chimney tonight

The story of the chimney see
Santa baby, and blood and joyous so world and joy and good will to see
Santa baby bore sweet Jesus Christ
Fa la la la la la la, la la la la la la la la.

King of toys and hippopotamuses [sic] full of the light of that stood at the dear Son of Santa Claus
He was born in a wonderful christmas tree

Run, run Rudolph, run, run Rudolph, run, run Rudolph, run, run Rudolph, run, run Rudolph, run, run Rudolph, run, run Rudolph, run, run Rudolf the new born King.
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Old 28 January 2019, 08:20 PM
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It's like someone took all the lyrics from all the Christmas carols, put them in a bag, shook it up, dumped it on the ground, and that was how they landed.
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Old 29 January 2019, 03:38 AM
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Well, that's kind of how the AI thing works, except that it tries to follow patterns. I'm not quite sure where the hippopotamuses came from, though...

I just imagine, the way our myths and legends all get muddled together, that "Santa baby bore sweet Jesus Christ" could be how people think it happened in another few centuries...
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Old 29 January 2019, 03:47 AM
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I'm not quite sure where the hippopotamuses came from, though...
I want a hippopotamus for Christmas...
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