Long time, no chinglish. But I’ve still been documenting some of the funnier chinglish signs I’ve come across. Now that I can understand the chinese I find them even more funny at the way they mistranslate things.
I’ve been sticking close to home and haven’t come across too much chinglish, but of course it’s unavoidable. I’ve noticed for the most part, chinglish is being cleaned up and now the humor lies in the context, not necessarily the bad grammar.
It’s been a long time since I did a chinglish blog post, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been seeing (and taking pictures of) a few funny signs and packages. Enjoy!
When I was in Guangzhou, I went to the Guangdong Provincial Museum, a sort of all-in-one Chinese and natural history museum. It’s government supported (with free admission) and housed in a fancy style of architecture that I just don’t get. Anyway, inside was interesting as it basically covered just about
Since I spent much of my recent holiday in Hong Kong, where the English is superb, I wasn’t able to find too much chinglish on the streets. But here are a few good ones. Â
You can’t walk very far in China without coming across a bakery. (Outside the school there are 4 within a 1/2 block radius.) For the most part, the bakeries are delicious and for the sake of my waistline I just keep trying to walk on by. But avoiding buying baked