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    Discussion in 'The Leisure Lounge' started by Pete, Jun 2, 2010.

    1. Pete

      Pete Well-Known Member

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      Saw this on the BBC news website- puts the Anglo-American language barrier into perspective!

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    3. GarethW

      GarethW Chief Clicker Staff Member

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      :D Yeah - that's pretty good.

      This gave me a chuckle in Shanghai airport last Friday morning (pic below). I know that their English is far superior to my Chinese, but it's always amusing to see this kind of thing when I'm out there:

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      GarethW Chief Clicker Staff Member

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      My above example is pretty tame compared to what you can find on the web if you search for "chinglish" or "engrish".

      Below are some examples from http://www.engrish.com

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      Are you imflowing?

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