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User currently offlineWatewate From Canada, joined Nov 2000, 2284 posts, RR: 1
Posted (12 years 3 months 1 week 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 970 times:

I've been seeing a lot of users complaining about grammatical/spelling mistakes made by some users. Be thankful that our Engrish isn't as bad as Japanese...
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User currently offlineLax From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 2290 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (12 years 3 months 1 week 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 930 times:

"Engrish" was intentional I assume??

User currently offlineTbar220 From United States of America, joined Feb 2000, 7013 posts, RR: 26
Reply 2, posted (12 years 3 months 1 week 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 914 times:

Oh man, those are great  Big thumbs up You got anymore?


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User currently offlineBig777jet From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (12 years 3 months 1 week 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 911 times:

I heard that Japanese can't say "L" at all! That's why it says Rock instead of Lock!

Big777jet



User currently offlineBraniff place From Australia, joined Sep 2001, 1125 posts, RR: 3
Reply 4, posted (12 years 3 months 1 week 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 903 times:

That's correct! there is no "L" "X" "Q" and ?"V"? in their language  Big thumbs up I find their language very restricted.
Here's More Engrish!











LOL
-Braniff Big grin



User currently offlineDragogoalie From Australia, joined Oct 2001, 1220 posts, RR: 6
Reply 5, posted (12 years 3 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 870 times:

I heard that Japanese can't say "L" at all! That's why it says Rock instead of Lock

Thats correct. My local ice rink has no locker room, it does have a rocker room however...By the way T, they are getting these pics from www.engrish.com. They have a whole bunch. I can think of 2 other funny things I've seen since moving here. One was on a menu of some sort, it was advertising a salad. But instead of saying cabbage, they said garbage. And a few weekends ago I saw a guy wearing a T-shirt that said "I hate myself and I want to die".

--dragogoalie-#88--



Formerly known as Jap. Srsly. AUSTRALIA: 2 days!
User currently offlineEGGD From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2001, 12443 posts, RR: 35
Reply 6, posted (12 years 3 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 859 times:

International versions of Engrish are funny, i've seen loads of spelling mistakes on loads of stuff, its just hella funny  Smile/happy/getting dizzy.

Most common mistakes are on menu's.


User currently offline4holer From United States of America, joined Feb 2002, 2994 posts, RR: 9
Reply 7, posted (12 years 3 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 855 times:

One of my favorite things about The Simpsons is that they put in subtle bits of humor that most people miss, like Bart and Milhouse snooping around "Morningwood" Penitentiary.
Did anyone catch the episode when they were in Japan? Watch the background and you'll see them pass a "Toys 'L' Us".

Loved it!



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User currently offlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 29788 posts, RR: 58
Reply 8, posted (12 years 3 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 854 times:

Now if we just could get the Canadians to figure out how to pronounce the letter "O", eh?


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User currently offline4holer From United States of America, joined Feb 2002, 2994 posts, RR: 9
Reply 9, posted (12 years 3 months 1 week 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 842 times:

...And even though it isn't printed Engrish, Back east, I had a Japanese Supervisor. Great guy, but he had the L/R difficulty. What makes it funny is that we worked at a company called "Callery Chemical", and our Admin. Assistant's name was "Lorraine".
These words came out something like "Caahhaarry" and Lohhlaine. Not to mention all of the funky chemical names.



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User currently offlinePacificjourney From New Zealand, joined Jul 2001, 2731 posts, RR: 8
Reply 10, posted (12 years 3 months 1 week 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 814 times:

My fave in Japan is the 'Kirin City' chain of bars at train stations.

Of course Japanese pronounce 'c' as 'she' so at these bars you can enjoy a glass of "kirin shitty black' beer and a quick snack.

Allow me to recommend the shitty hot dog or perhaps the shitty pizza. The shitty continental breakfast is a good deal ....



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User currently offlineVonRichtofen From Canada, joined Nov 2000, 4627 posts, RR: 37
Reply 11, posted (12 years 3 months 1 week 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 799 times:

You can find them all here.
http://www.engrish.com
And the guy who made the crack about Canadians and the letter "o" I assume you're reffering to the "oout and aboot" (out and about). Well that's only in Ontario and other parts of eastern Canada.




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User currently offlineTNboy From Australia, joined Mar 2002, 1131 posts, RR: 20
Reply 12, posted (12 years 3 months 1 week 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 774 times:

For many years I had a lot of association with fairly senior Japanese businessmen, and from time to time took them into the bush for some local sightseeing. On one occasion, one of them looked on the ground, pointed to some objects, and asked: "Is that the shit of the kangaroo?"
On being assured that it was, indeed, the shit of the kangaroo, the group proceeded to collect the little black marble-sized objects, wrap them in tissues and put them in their pockets to take home.
I guess they are now mounted on some corporate desk in Tokyo....if they didn't mistake them for sweets on the flight home.
Bill



"...every aircraft is subtly different.."
User currently offlineCessnapimp From Canada, joined Oct 2001, 1320 posts, RR: 20
Reply 13, posted (12 years 3 months 1 week 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 739 times:

L-188,

I have noo idea what yoor tooolking aboot!!!
 Laugh out loud


User currently offlineHartsfieldboy From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 552 posts, RR: 1
Reply 14, posted (12 years 3 months 1 week 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 722 times:

These are too funny!














User currently offlineHartsfieldboy From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 552 posts, RR: 1
Reply 15, posted (12 years 3 months 1 week 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 718 times:

And a few weekends ago I saw a guy wearing a T-shirt that said "I hate myself and I want to die".


Here you go:



User currently offlineGDB From United Kingdom, joined May 2001, 13159 posts, RR: 78
Reply 16, posted (12 years 3 months 1 week 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 708 times:

Why do so many Japanese people live in Harrow? (a North London suburb)
They land at LHR, get into a taxi, and being polite say 'Harrow driver!'


User currently offlineEIPremier From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 1545 posts, RR: 1
Reply 17, posted (12 years 3 months 1 week 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 680 times:

http://www.airliners.net/discussions/non_aviation/read.main/154491/6/

http://www.airliners.net/discussions/non_aviation/read.main/157505/6/


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