Sign spotted near the elevators of the building where I work on weekends. Loosely translated: “I’m cute. Please don’t eat me.”
“What do you call yourselves?”
“The other side of the shoe-making aristocratic family from the ocean!”
The 3rd floor is perfect for all you maidens who like stylish bras and chatea.
The New Statue of the Three Hairs
Some of the stores from the mall pictured below.
The Engrish isn’t as good & plentiful in HK as it is in most other parts of Asia, for obvious reasons (read: colonialism), but you can still find some entertainingly on-the-nose or just plain quizzical signs if you do enough wandering.
The Hongkongese like to inject a little levity into their warning signs. Take note, Singapore!*
* I actually have no idea whether Singapore’s signs are at all levitatious, but I’m guessing they don’t include kickass cartoons of gas-masked bluebirds extinguishing fires on small children.
A) if you are confused about the instructions, you should bring it to a 1950s housewife who owns a laundromat; or
B) if you love them, you should:
Harbin boasts some Asia-class Engrish.