The pair spoke through the online translator until Todd’s friend improved his English. She said many fellow backpackers used the web service with new South American friends – and lovers.
“A lot of people do it if they’re in a foreign country. New Zealand offers no free Spanish lessons so you’re going to use whatever tools you can to communicate. With some people I met, I used it all the time, every day.” Google’s language of love – National – NZ Herald News.