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Posts Tagged ‘English

Better Luck Next Time

Monday, 25 August 2008

… at English, that is. The lovely Fani Achyanti complained publicly about her bank’s failure to send her “rennual card”. Hmm. Ever been banned from a scrabble game for inventing phoney words, Fani? This one came from an international hypermarket chain. I suppose they’re trying to translate the Indonesian “ayam kampung” or organically-raised chicken free-range […]

So That’s Why I Can’t Type SHIT with English T9 on My Cellphone

Sunday, 27 January 2008

I just found out the reason for this on Gizmodo. Darn those English manners. Why You Have to Manually Type F-U-C-K On Your Cellphone (Mildly NSFW) via Gizmodo

Random Snapshots #3: Engrish Is Practiced Here

Wednesday, 23 May 2007

I’ve often read about the use of Engrish on the Web, but never thought that I’d be in Japan to experience it first-hand. So, here’s some I came across while I stayed in Tokyo last week. This is seen on a handbag sold in the Ameyayokocho Market. The text reads “She is a friend of […]