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Who wrote this article: A human or Wookiee?

Just remember, it’s not wise to upset a Wookiee.


Selena Larson


A brand new trailer for the next installment in the Star Wars saga dropped today. Fans got a look at what to expect this Christmas in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, including an appearance by Han Solo, and what looks like Leia getting her hands on a lightsaber.

Everyone’s celebrating the trailer’s release across the Internet today—Twitter rolled out some new Star Wars emoji if you tweet the correct hashtag, and fans have swarmed Anaheim this week for the annual Star Wars Celebration.

Chewbacca, everyone’s favorite Wookiee, got some screentime in the trailer as well, and in honor of the new release, developer Kevin Habich showed off his latest tool for communicating with Chewie when you just don’t speak the same language.

(It must be noted before we move ahead that Habich appears to have misspelled both “Wookiee” and “Chewie.” Please spare him your wrath.)

The “Wookie Translator” is a cute tool for creating odd noises that you can make like you’re talking with Chewbacca. It takes your text and translates it into jumbles of “u’s” and “g’s.” Unfortunately, it only translates short sentences, so it takes forever to church out large amounts of texts into grunting noises.

Wookie Translator

We wanted to try it out ourselves, and translated this story into Wookiee—and yes, I definitely plan on reading the whole thing out loud.

aaahnruh huuguughghg aarrragghuuhw aarrragghuuhw uughguughhhghghghhhgh aaaaahnr raaaaaahhgh uughghhhgh huuguughghg huuguughghg wrrhwrwwhw uggguh huurh. uughghhhgh huuguughghg uggguh huurh awwgggghhh wrrhwrwwhw uuh huuguughghg aarrragghuuhw uughghhhgh huuguughghg huurh raaaaaahhgh aarrragghuuhw huurh aguhwwgggghhh uughghhhgh raaaaaahhgh huuguughghg uughguughhhghghghhhgh huurh huurh huuguughghg uughghhhgh uughguughhhghghghhhgh aaaaahnr raaaaaahhgh wrrhw.

huuguughghg uughghhhgh uggguh wrrhw aarrragghuuhw uuh awwgggghhh uughghhhgh hnnnhrrhhh aarrragghuuhw aaaaahnr uughguughhhghghghhhgh aaaaahnr huurh huurh huurh huuguughghg raaaaaahhgh uughghhhgh uugggh huurh raaaaaahhgh uughguughhhghghghhhgh huuguughghg huurh aarrragghuuhw uughghhhgh aarrragghuuhw aaahnruh huuguughghg wrrhwrwwhw huuguughghg raaaaaahhgh raaaaaahhgh uughguughhhghghghhhgh aaaaahnr wuuh aguhwwgggghhh.

aaaaahnr raaaaaahhgh huuguughghg huurh aaahnruh huuguughghg uuh huuguughghg uughguughhhghghghhhgh uughguughhhghghghhhgh uughguughhhghghghhhgh aarrragghuuhw wrrhwrwwhw huurh huurh uughghhhgh awwgggghhh huuguughghg wuuh huuguughghg raaaaaahhgh aarrragghuuhw uggguh aarrragghuuhw aaaaahnr raaaaaahhgh huurh aarrragghuuhw hnnnhrrhhh uughghhhgh huurh raaaaaahhgh wrrhw raaaaaahhgh aguhwwgggghhh uugggh uughghhhgh uughghhhgh uughguughhhghghghhhgh aaaaahnr.

huurh “raaaaaahhgh huuguughghg” huurh wrrhw raaaaaahhgh aguhwwgggghhh huuguughghg uugggh aarrragghuuhw wrrhwrwwhw wuuh uughguughhhghghghhhgh aarrragghuuhw aarrragghuuhw uughghhhgh uughghhhgh aaaaahnr huurh uuh. hnnnhrrhhh aguhwwgggghhh uggguh aaahnruh uughghhhgh uughguughhhghghghhhgh uughguughhhghghghhhgh wuuh aarrragghuuhw aarrragghuuhw huuguughghg uuh huurh raaaaaahhgh huurh wrrhw uughguughhhghghghhhgh uugggh huuguughghg uughguughhhghghghhhgh raaaaaahhgh aaaaahnr.

uughghhhgh uuh hnnnhrrhhh aarrragghuuhw uughghhhgh wrrhw raaaaaahhgh huuguughghg uughghhhgh wuuh huurh huurh aarrragghuuhw uggguh huuguughghg aaaaahnr aaaaahnr huurh raaaaaahhgh huuguughghg huuguughghg aguhwwgggghhh raaaaaahhgh uughguughhhghghghhhgh aarrragghuuhw aaaaahnr awwgggghhh aaahnruh raaaaaahhgh huurh uughguughhhghghghhhgh uugggh uughghhhgh uughguughhhghghghhhgh uughguughhhghghghhhgh aarrragghuuhw huuguughghg.

huurh aguhwwgggghhh huuguughghg huuguughghg awwgggghhh raaaaaahhgh wuuh uughguughhhghghghhhgh aarrragghuuhw uughghhhgh wrrhwrwwhw huurh raaaaaahhgh uughguughhhghghghhhgh aaahnruh uughguughhhghghghhhgh hnnnhrrhhh uuh aaaaahnr aarrragghuuhw uughghhhgh raaaaaahhgh aarrragghuuhw

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