Machine translation

Some product at IBM was sent out with documentation that had been automatically translated to German by software. Unfortunately, when given the text: In order to read the user documentation, you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer. If it is not installed, you will receive an error message. …it carried out a rather literal translation of “Adobe Acrobat Reader” and “user documentation”. The result, back-translated through Babelfish, was: