Lost in Translation

What’s not to like about Japan? What’s not to like about the fascinating countries of China, Thailand and South Korea? Not only do these places offer some of the best eats, treats and cultural delights on the globe, but they’ve devoted centuries to the ancient art of KICKING ASS WITHOUT WEAPONS.

Another interesting thing about the Far East is that many people do not speak much English. But with English being the international language of commerce and all, they have to try anyway. Hence we have Engrish, the colourful language you get when dodgy translation and signage collide.

Eggs on menu

Welcom open check in

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~ by tallhorsewines on August 19, 2009.

One Response to “Lost in Translation”

  1. I am not sure that English is as widespread as people claim. I’m not sure it should be the international language of commerce either.

    The world needs a relatively simple planned language – Esperanto.

    Esperanto is well worth learning and using.

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