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Old 06-06-2009, 11:12 PM   #1
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I took these pics two years ago when I was trekking in the Andes in Chile.
English is my second language, I make lots of mistakes too, but you'd think they would consult someone that actually knows something about english before making these signs:




 
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Old 06-07-2009, 02:17 PM   #2
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There's whole websites devoted to chinglish and japenglish. English has so many loaner words, translation is an art, rather than a science.
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Quote:
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There's whole websites devoted to chinglish and japenglish. English has so many loaner words, translation is an art, rather than a science.
www.engrish.com!
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