March 31st, 2014

In San Francisco State…

Photo courtesy of Tomas Rush.

March 28th, 2014

Japanese teacher teaching English

This is a classic TV skit from the famous Japanese comedian Shimura Ken. He is constantly correcting the American’s English – most of what he is saying in Japanese is: “Why can’t you get it right? It is supposed to sound like…”

March 26th, 2014

Reversed English on Chinese bus

The Chinese is read from right to left, so they figured that they should do
the same in English… Reads:  ”Shaanxi Tourism Corporation Group”

Photo courtesy of Mariotti Raffaele.
Spotted in China.

March 24th, 2014

It’s in the air…

Photo courtesy of Neculae Eduard.
Origin unknown.  

March 21st, 2014

Karakuri Funniest English

This is a segment that aired on a variety show in Japan a few years ago. The foreign talent speaks Japanese, but he asks them to tell their story in English:

March 19th, 2014

Just a cozy little place…

Photo courtesy of Sam Yudin.
Spotted in South Korea. 

March 14th, 2014

Will you be with, tonight, sir?

Hotel and annex found in Japan.
Photo courtesy of Oblongkow.

March 12th, 2014

Homo

Filed under “Almost Engrish”
Photo courtesy of Gopal N.
Homo of course stands for homogenized. 

March 10th, 2014

The last fort left

Filed under “almost Engrish”.
Photo courtesy of Travis Ruetenik.
Shirt spotted in Japan on a kindergartener. 

March 7th, 2014

Take the ISPEP challenge

Spotted in Tonghua, China.
Photo courtesy of Bonnie Puckett. 

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