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Post time 2010-7-2 16:32:38 |Display all floors
From the innocent (”Taking Care of Teenager”) to the semi-infamous (”Dongda Hospital for Anus and Intestine Disease Beijing”), there is no shortage of mistranslated English in China.

On Wednesday, Daniel Bruno Davis shared his account of attempting to rewrite some of the Chinglish signs in the town where he teaches. In addition to the “teenager” one, he came across “No Talls in Disorder,” “Confidant Boathouse” and others.

Have you met other Chinglish?
when china embrace the world, it is necessary to avoid any mistranslated english.

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Post time 2010-7-2 17:07:53 |Display all floors
Originally posted by tamson at 2010-7-2 16:32
From the innocent (”Taking Care of Teenager”) to the semi-infamous (”Dongda Hospital for Anus and Intestine Disease Beijing”), there is no shortage of mistranslated English in China.

On Wednesday, Daniel Bruno Davis shared his account of attempting to rewrite some of the Chinglish signs in the town where he teaches. In addition to the “teenager” one, he came across “No Talls in Disorder,” “Confidant Boathouse” and others.

Have you met other Chinglish?
when china embrace the world, it is necessary to avoid any mistranslated english.


Why are you so nit-picking? There's nothing wrong for Chinese to speak Chinglish. Do you think Americans speak perfect English? Do Indians and Singapores speak Queen's English? Let me level you with the fact - No, they aren't.

I wonder when those Western countries will have signs in Chinese.

Currently China doesn't have enough energy to focus on those trivial foreign thangs. Chinese start from scratch, focusing on the economic ascendancy which offers the ordinary Chinese mass a comfortable life.

By the way, do you speak decent English? Please note that China and Enghish should always be capitalised.  When you are quick at throwinng a finger at others, mind your own business first.

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