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China Enacts Law To End Embarrassing Chinglish!


For the Admiration of Swelling!

With over 1 billion people it was only a matter of time before China once again rose up to be a player on the world stage, and as the country developed its industry and recreational facilities it also became a popular destination for English speaking travelers for business and leisure.

To better accommodate this new influx of Westerners, the Chinese government made the effort of incorporating an English translation into much of the existing signage that was originally only written in Chinese lettering.

It was a noble effort, but the results — known as Chinglish — were sometimes nothing short of hilarious and the Chinese government had vowed to wipe out all this embarrassing signage!

Well, before they're all gone here are some great examples of Chinglish!


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