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Funniest licence-plate in the history of the world (世界上最有趣的车牌)chinese

Funniest licence-plate in the history of the world (世界上最有趣的车牌)

April 13, 2009 at 10:15 am

I can’t work out whether this funny licence plate, spotted in Shanghai, China, is the most or least sought-after in existence… 我不知道这个在中国上海被发现的有趣的车牌,是最受欢迎的还是最不受欢迎的存在…

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I’m sorry…what flavour? (不好意思…你要什么口味的?)chinese

I’m sorry…what flavour? (不好意思…你要什么口味的?)

April 10, 2009 at 1:55 pm

Tesco’s translation department is getting really lazy. 乐购负责翻译的部门真是懒死了.

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Kangaroowtf? ( 袋鼠?)chinese

Kangaroowtf? ( 袋鼠?)

April 8, 2009 at 9:03 am

This must be the worst sounding australian-themed restaurant in China… 这一定是中国最令人作呕的澳大利亚主题餐厅了…

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THHHHHH (「θ」)chinese

THHHHHH (「θ」)

April 7, 2009 at 8:45 am

One of the hardest parts of learning a new language is trying to mimic sounds that do not exist in your own language. In conversation, […]

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Hi there… (你好…)chinese

Hi there… (你好…)

April 3, 2009 at 10:53 am

…and my name is Xiao Ming! Please to meet you~ …我的名字叫小明!很高兴认识你~

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Chinese marketing myths (中国市场的神话)chinese

Chinese marketing myths (中国市场的神话)

March 31, 2009 at 10:30 am

In People’s Square subway station there is a small ‘market’. The sign next to it promises a lot… 在人民广场地铁站下有一个小市场.旁边的标志上写了很多承诺… …one of the shops sells sponge […]

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Burger King can’t fool me! (汉堡王耍不了我!)chinese

Burger King can’t fool me! (汉堡王耍不了我!)

March 29, 2009 at 11:06 am

So I saw this sign in the local Burger King… 我在本地的汉堡王看到这个标志… It says “Come to BK and buy a drink, and you can get a […]

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The only thing I don’t miss about my colleague… (我唯独不想念她的是。。。)diary

The only thing I don’t miss about my colleague… (我唯独不想念她的是。。。)

March 25, 2009 at 4:32 pm

One of the teachers at my school has been kidnapped! She’s gone to teach in another school for two weeks…and the impact it has had […]

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I wanted to eat some popcorn… (我想吃一些爆米花…)chinese

I wanted to eat some popcorn… (我想吃一些爆米花…)

March 24, 2009 at 12:06 am

But smell was too small…and I’m not sure if I could eat a vat on my own. 可是快乐包太小了…可是我不确定我能不能自己吃掉一大桶.

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Facebook’s new design brings amazing hidden feature (新的facebook设计带来了神奇的隐藏功能)chinese

Facebook’s new design brings amazing hidden feature (新的facebook设计带来了神奇的隐藏功能)

March 14, 2009 at 5:09 pm

Lots of people have been impressed by Facebook’s new design, but surely nobody could have foreseen this fantastic hidden feature – Future messaging! 许多人欣赏新的facebook设计,但肯定没有人会料到“未来的信息”的神妙功能!

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Culture wars! (文化争论)diary

Culture wars! (文化争论)

March 12, 2009 at 11:21 pm

I don’t know why I find it so funny, but the cancelled Oasis concert in Shanghai was sponsored by…Kappa. 我不知道为什么我觉得这个那么滑稽,被取消的Oasis上海演唱会是由Kappa赞助的。 I’d never put Kappa and […]

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Thieves in Shanghai subway (上海地铁里的小偷)chinese

Thieves in Shanghai subway (上海地铁里的小偷)

March 9, 2009 at 11:55 am

There are loads of funny signs around China which are mostly mistranslations, but my personal favourites are those which could be interpreted two ways. 故事是这样的:上海有很多有趣的,会误导别人的指示牌,但是我最喜欢的是那些有双关意思的。 […]

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Barbie Shanghai – House of Barbie flagship store opening (上海芭比- 芭比之屋开业)chinese

Barbie Shanghai – House of Barbie flagship store opening (上海芭比- 芭比之屋开业)

March 7, 2009 at 6:49 pm

The House of Barbie, at 550 Central Huaihai Road, opened in Shanghai last night – a six-floor Barbie themed megastore which sells clothes (based on […]

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If I’ve told you once… (屡教不改)haha

If I’ve told you once… (屡教不改)

March 6, 2009 at 6:10 pm

…I’ve told you a thousand times…DON’T BE EDIBLE! 我已经跟你说了一千遍了……请勿食用! Courtesy of Boston!!! Boston的礼节!!! :D

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Coolest shop in Shanghai (上海最酷的商店)chinese

Coolest shop in Shanghai (上海最酷的商店)

March 1, 2009 at 5:45 pm

Unlike other shops though, the service is terrible. Instead of the usual “huān yíng guāng lín” (Welcome!), the staff just stare at you and scream […]

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