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Beijing prepares for the Olympics...

Campaign to Wipe out Chinglish

"When I had dinner with my friends at a Chinese restaurant at the Temple of Heaven, it took us a while to realize that the 'crap' on the menu was, in fact, a misspelt but very tasty fish.

"The soft-fried 'pawns' are a sea food without 'r' and the 'bean eurd' is, I presume, bean curd. It is surprising how many spelling mistakes can exist on a five-page English menu," she said.


=> http://www.china.org.cn/english/2002/Dec/50532.htm
 
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