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Thursday, May 24, 20071180011216

Goofy Beijing

Is this merely the worst example of Chinglish I've ever seen -- or the beginning of an epic poem?

At a Yoshinoya-DQ

The second floors sweep medium
The pause do business
Submit a comment below to finish the verse!

About an hour before that, a sign my friend Rob in Texas would enjoy:

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles!

And last (this one for Aaron, who predicted this event daily while we worked together):

My first car accident!

A thrilling 5 mph smash

China's a fascinating country, even when not swimming in the Pearl Ocean or snagging a first-class train ticket.


It's haiku!

The second floors sweep medium
The pause do business
All dust will fall to the street

Posted by: shane | Thursday, May 24, 2007

Thanks for the pretties. Ninja Turtles is pretty much the greatest franchise ever. The end.

Posted by: Rob | Saturday, May 26, 2007


Today we watched what happens when you put house cats in a monkey house on Beijing HDTV. At first the monkeys picked on the cats, which was completely uncool. But then the monkeys got bored and let the cats live in peace. Then the cats ate the rats which had been giving the monkeys a hard time. So all went well.


"Second floor sweeps med'um
George Costanza's latest plan
The pause do business"


Posted by: Dan tdaxp | Sunday, May 27, 2007