Google text-to-speech in local language or language of choice

say() { if [[ "${1}" =~ -[a-z]{2} ]]; then local lang=${1#-}; local text="${*#$1}"; else local lang=${LANG%_*}; local text="$*";fi; mplayer "http://translate.google.com/translate_tts?ie=UTF-8&tl=${lang}&q=${text}" &> /dev/null ; }
Google text-to-speech in your local language or in language of choice via country code switch (ISO 639-1).
Sample Output
say Hello World
say -de Hallo Welt
say -fr Bonjour Monde

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