Quotes: Translator Microbes
Hold on a minute. That sign over there, it's in English. [disappointed]
Are you having me on? Are we in Epcot? Doctor:
No-no-no, that's the TARDIS translation circuits. It just makes it look like English. Speech as well; you're talking Latin right now. Donna:
Seriously? I just said 'seriously' in Latin.
Pretty bad "spies", mate. I don't even speak Russian! Soviet Officer:
I don't... [to the Doctor]
Am I speaking Russian right now? Doctor:
speaking Russian? Doctor:
Of course they are! They're Russians!
— "Cold War", Doctor Who
"When the Captain made a vague noise of appreciation in response to my breasts, the device scanned his mind, interpreted the context and psi-cast the equivalent meaning in Vulcan while simultaneously (using chronoton sideshift to avoid time-loss) refracting the light waves around his mouth so his lips appeared to be saying those words."