‘Merry Charisma Wrist’ – YouTube Christmas Carol Caption Fail

YouTube’s closed caption tool automatically generates captions for videos you upload based on what it thinks you’re saying. Or, in this case, singing.

And sometimes… well… the interpretation tool gets creative with the translation.

In this video, Rhett & Link sang some Christmas carols, uploaded them to YouTube, and let YouTube’s captioning feature interpret the lyrics.

Then Rhett & Link took the interpretations and made those the new lyrics to the old Christmas carols. The results are guaranteed to bring you some Christmas “Ho Ho Hos.”

Sing along!  http://youtu.be/wY0F31G-i9Y

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  • I think the YouTube comment feature must be related to iPhone’s Iris and the Droid’s Siri. They have similar skills.

  • I think the YouTube comment feature must be related to iPhone’s Iris and the Droid’s Siri. They have similar skills.

  • Laura Christianson

    “Skills” is the right word, Marti! Or lack thereof. My husband composed a voice text to me today and spoke, “Don’t you just love texting?” and it came out, “Donkey ha ha.”

    I dictated one to my son yesterday that translated to, “When you find my favorite pen please eat it by my computer.”

    He replied, “Haha eat it by your computer! I think you meant “put” but I shall…”

  • Laura Christianson

    “Skills” is the right word, Marti! Or lack thereof. My husband composed a voice text to me today and spoke, “Don’t you just love texting?” and it came out, “Donkey ha ha.”

    I dictated one to my son yesterday that translated to, “When you find my favorite pen please eat it by my computer.”

    He replied, “Haha eat it by your computer! I think you meant “put” but I shall…”

  • dibobi

    I was watching this by myself and laughing hysterically! Thanks for brightening my day 🙂

  • dibobi

    I was watching this by myself and laughing hysterically! Thanks for brightening my day 🙂