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Force the preferred language when downloading a web page with wget

 $ wget -–header='Accept-Language: en-us' http://www.timeanddate.com/calendar/index.html?year=2008&country=26 -O calendar.html

— by Janos on Aug. 21, 2011, 1:40 p.m.

Explanation

When downloading web pages with wget, some websites try to be smart and detect your preferred language based on geographical location of your IP address. This can be a problem if for example you are in Japan but you want to download a page in English.