How to adjust the area

You’ll have to scroll down to the bottom of this Language Log post to learn the answer. It is a wonderful example of the perils of machine translation.

A rather cleaner piece of linguistics, from the same sourse, is a piece about an Indian language of the upper Bitteroot valley of Montana: %(sane)the word for “automobile” in Salish-Pend d’Oreille, , is named for the appearance of tire tracks—literally, “it has wrinkled feet”!%

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