"The whisky was invisible", or Persistent myths of MT

You may have heard that an early version of computer translation software took the input “The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak,” and changed it to “The whisky is strong, but the meat is foul.” Or maybe it was “Out of sight, out of mind” translated to “Invisible idiot.” Or maybe the mistranlsated phrase should have been “Don’t believe everything you read.” –“The whisky was invisible”, or Persistent myths of MTMT News International)