Going through my bags recently, I found this notebook I bought a few years ago in Osaka during my last visit to Japan and I thought the little saying was hilarious. As is usually the case, it is unintentionally hilarious due to a bad English translation. In this case it’s only slightly off. Let me […]
This Bad English Sign Has Saved Many Lives
…and all of those lives were able to read Chinese. This sign was found at Karakul Lake in China’s Xinjiang Province and if you’re curious what the blind four-year old who was hired to translate it into bad English was actually trying to say, here’s the gist of it: “Beware of altitude sickness. Please take […]
Bad English Sign in Korea
I love Chinken that’s “served to chiken the addictive curry”, don’t you? There’s nothing better than “tasting the chicken and enjoying the happy time.” I found this gourmet restaurant in the Changdong area of northern Seoul in South Korea.
Bad English Sign for Fat Food in Shenzhen
If this bad English sign near the Shenzhen Railway Station at the Luohu border crossing with Hong Kong is any indication, it seems China finally passed some truth-in-advertising laws. Get info on Shenzhen here and China in general here.
Y shits? Why not? — Another Bad English Sign
Bad English Sign at the Great Wall of China
This bad English sign of cable car rules at the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China near Beijing is pretty clear: change your underwear before visiting or risk breaking rule #6. You can read about my attempt at climbing the Mutianyu Great Wall of China. My Beijing guide has practical information for visiting […]