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    Entries in Chinglish (6)


    Koreans really get into their coffee...

    Jennie G, of Not Just Kimchi, sent me another picture from Seoul, where the coffee culture is growing by leaps and bounds. I suppose you could say that coffee is making a big splash in the country, at least at this café.

    A coffee-lover's dream


    Chinglish of the Day

    Two more interesting translations. I know some people who would like to have "infiniti" hair (I think).

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    Chinglish of the Day

    There were a couple of interesting signs at the breakfast buffet the other day:

    A better translation would probably be "crispy sausages". . . .

    I couldn't figure out why they would translate the left one as "mushroom rape" until I got home and looked up the characters. The one on the left is referring to rapeseed, the brassica plant similar to collard greens. It was fried mushrooms and greens. I still haven't figured out the one on the right. . . .



    Chinglish of the Day-Lomo Love


    "Angeously waiting for a perfect arrive o..of you

    Wonder L'm one of you when I first look in your eyes

    Although beaury of love in my life with one lool come true

    Said I ooh wuhwoo yes"

    (Sorry about the focus on the picture)


    Chinglish of the Day

    Chinglish T-Shirt Philosophy:

    "Anyone Who Doesn't Believe In Miracles Is Not A Realist. The greatest victory had been to be able to live with myself, to acsent [sic] my shortcomings and those of others."

    I agree.


    Chinglish of the Day

    There are plenty of interesting English translations in China. I won't criticize anyone's translations, especially as I spend hours each day trying to do my own, but I do think you'll find some of them humorous. I'm not sure that today's is really that bad of a translation, but it is interesting. I saw it on a restaurant sign as we were riding the bus back to Beijing after visiting the great wall (and it is great). 

    COD: Donkey meat Dongquan Reservoir Fish

    Mmmmm. Too bad we couldn't stop, don't you think?