Chinglish (1), a few very funny ones.

They tell us this is going to disappear. But for the time being, there are still plenty of these little gems to be found here.

1. In a Beijing hotel lobby:
“The lift is being fixed for next day. During that time we regret that you will be unbearable.”

2. In a Shanghai hotel elevator:
“Please leave your values at the front desk.”

3. In a Hangzhou hotel:
“The flattening of underwear with pleasure is the job of the chambermaid.”

4. In a Jilin hotel:
“You are very invited to take advantage of the chambermaid.”

5. In a Wuxi dry cleaner:
“Please drop your trousers here for best results.”

6. Outside a Tianjin clothing shop:
“Order your summer suits quick. Because of big rush we will execute customers in strict rotation.”

7. In a Xian tailor shop:
“Ladies may have a fit upstairs.”

8. In a Guilin hotel:
“Because of impropriety of entertaining guests of the opposite sex in the bedroom, it is suggested that the lobby be used for this purpose.”

9. An ad by Kunming dentist:
“Teeth extracted by the latest methodists.”

10. In a Hangzhou zoo:
“Please do not feed animals. If you have suitable food give it to the guard on duty.”

11. From a karaoke bar song list in Suzhou:
“I’d Like to Teach the Wound to Sing; What Kind of Foot Am I.”

12. In a Taiyuan bar:
“Special cocktails for the ladies with nuts.”

13. Hainan airline ticket office:
“We take your bags and send them to all directions.”

14. In a Huashan temple:
“It is forbidden to enter a woman. Even a foreigner if dressed as a man.”

15. In a restaurant menu in Harbin:
“Salad a firm’s own make; limpid red beet soup with cheesy dumplings in the form of a finger; beef rashers beaten up in the country people’s fashion.”


About Stranded Mariner

Marine Engineer and passionate sailor and cruiser, working in the marine business in China.
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2 Responses to Chinglish (1), a few very funny ones.

  1. Sam says:

    BWAHAHAHAHAAAA! That’s hilarious!

  2. M. Strid says:

    I like to see same stuff Ynglish peaple trying to speke Chinease. How are clever they? Tre amuze.

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