Lost in translation

An alert message box stating: "Take bunches of mouthfuls of mistake while being initial", and having an "OK" button

Source: Software download for a digital dictionary

This message says “Take bunches of mouthfuls of mistake while being initial”. I didn’t make this up, and I have no idea what it means, beyond that it’s apparently announcing an initialisation problem of some sort. I feel safe in suggesting that it was auto-translated from the original Chinese.

Occasionally I return to it, like a recalcitrant clue in a crossword puzzle, and try to figure out what it could possibly mean. “Mistake” probably means “error”. But “bunches of mouthfuls”?

One day it will yield its secret.

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