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More Chinglish: Speaking in Tongues [Kindle Edition]

Oliver Lutz Radtke
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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Book Description

More Chinglish: SPEAKING IN TONGUES offers a fresh look at the unintentional but very funny creative misuses of the English language in Chinese street signs, products, and advertising. Enjoy 100 brand-new examples of this unique cultural heritage, which, due to efforts from the Chinese government to wipe out all forms of incorrect signage and advertising, is about to disappear.

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From the Back Cover

Welcome once again to the wonderful world of Chinglish! Perhaps you'd like to start your trip by checking in to the Resist Bacteria Hotel? Once you get settled, it's time for supper. May we suggest the binaural infected cucumber? It's really quite delicious. And after supper, how about a night on the town? But remember: no voting in the pool! Oliver Lutz Radtke is the author of Chinglish: Lost in Translation. He works as a multimedia producer and editor in Beijing.

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About the Author

Oliver Lutz Radtke works as a television news producer in Singapore.

Product Details

  • File Size: 4530 KB
  • Print Length: 112 pages
  • Publisher: Gibbs Smith; Bilingual edition (January 6, 2009)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Not Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #646,781 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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5.0 out of 5 stars such fun!! August 16, 2010
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This is a silly book, dealing with the difficulty in trying to translate Chinese into English. It's not strictly "P.C.", but the gaffes will have you laughing out loud.I have several issues of this author's books, as well as two issues of Sign Spotting[[ASIN:1741044898 Lonely Planet Signspotting: Absurd & Amusing Signs from Around the World.

It has become a family tradition for when my grand kids come over....each one chooses a book, then we take turns reading to each other from them: Lots and lots of laughs!
If you have a funnybone and/or a sense of the absurd, I think you'll enjoy this book.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Got a big kick out of it I can't remember ... July 15, 2014
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Got a big kick out of it
I can't remember what was done with "Don't stem on the grass".
But I remember getting a big kick out of it.
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5.0 out of 5 stars fast ship and great book February 9, 2014
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good for a laugh

very good condition as described

pages in good condition like new

very good value for mony. recommended
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5.0 out of 5 stars Quite funny and a hit with children too October 9, 2011
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The whole family have spent more time laughing over this book that I would have thought possible... Though it's really just a website converted to paper, still, funny.
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