Tuesday, May 15

Chinglish

I needed a laugh. If you need one to read the following examples of poor English from around the world.



Seoul

Choose twin bed or marriage size; we regret no King Kong size.

In the lobby of a Moscow hotel across from a Russian Orthodox monastery

You are welcome to visit the cemetery where famous Russian and Soviet composers, artists and writers are buried daily except Thursdays.

In an Italian hotel, signs by the bell

If service is required, give two strokes to the maid and three to the waiter

It is kindly requested from our guests that they avoid dirting and doing rumours in the rooms.

Hot and cold water running up and down the stairs.

Las Palmas, Canary Islands

If you telephone for room service you will get the answer you deserve.

Rome, Italy

Please dial 7 to retrieve your auto from the garbage.



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1 Comment:

JesusIsJustAlrightWithMe said...

Are you trying to be ironic by using "to" instead of "too" to mean "also" in a post where you criticize the English of non-native speakers?