Ever notice hand-written signs with letters in all-caps, except for the letter L? It looks like an uppercase i ...
WHY DO PEOPlE WRITE lIKE THIS?
Monday, March 17, 2008
lOST IN TRANSlATION
Mike found these stunning examples of lowercase L "Engrish" translation in a Shanghai supermarket. You might say the person who constructed this sign wasn't using his noodle when he spelled out NOODlES, but at least he has the excuse of English as a second language.
I guess he was no literary genius, either, judging by this remarkably vague sign leading us to the lITERARY STYLK THING.
Posted by William Levin at 7:22 PM
Labels: Engrish, ESl, food, INTERNATIONAl
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what on earth is iitery stylk thing?
Your blog is a riot. I can't believe the amount of errors out there with the letter "L".
the first sign must be pointing to the porn magazine section.
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