Sunday, September 20, 2009

Sunday Supplement 03

~ Translate This: English speaking tourists to China often laugh at signs that are poorly translated into English.

The signs in turn have given rise to websites dedicated to the funny and sometimes surprising translations.

Now however, Shanghai is apparently taking steps to make the signs more grammatically correct. To that end, officials in the city have assembled a team of volunteers who will check signs, and report incorrect translations to the authorities. The signs will then have to be removed and/or corrected. Read more here…

Photo courtesy of Karuna Murdaya.

Found in China.

Wherever you are, whatever you are doing, enjoy the rest of the weekend.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Your Comments, Thoughts and Feedback is encouraged.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...