Category Archives: Chinglish
Not that many nights ago, WooLand and I were thrilled to be invited to one of the great linguistic banquets of the season. Government ministers, foreign diplomats, prominent magazine editors — it was a real who’s who of language and culture. And then we saw what was for dinner… Oh, boy… Clearly, if the linguists can’t even get this right, chinglish has nothing to worry about.
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I thought this was so endearing….
“Please take care oldster and child” on the Beijing subway escalators.
I’m so sad this Taiyuan fast food joint was closed for Chinese New Year… I really, honestly craved a burger. And a Kaka Burger? Oh that would have hit the spot!