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Oh No. Do I Really Want To Want To Smell Like A...?

…when you see it…

 ( ゚д゚)!

Jonelle Patrick is the author of the Only In Tokyo mystery seriespublished by Penguin/Intermix.


Engrish As She is Spoken

A friend of mine found the book English as She is Spoke years ago. It was a guide to English written by an Portuguese gentleman who apparently spoke no English himself but used a French-Portuguese dictionary and an French-English phrsae book to make his own guide to English.  98 more words

Random Stuff

Franglish - Part I

After about a year and a half total in France I have a small collection of “Franglish” pictures, so I thought I’d share some of the highlights. 157 more words

Tee-Shirt - Gargleblaster Microfiction #205

Hidoshi loved jogging fast.

His running shirt had American writing. He liked it, but didn’t know what it read.

While visiting America, he ran often. 20 more words

Short Fiction

Engrish II

Segunda entrada de Engrish, con alguna perlita en español también. 69 more words


The simple amusement

It’s the little things that amuse me here. Like the insistence on adding ‘the’ to anything you want to sounds fancy or supreme. I quite like it. This is beer…


Seen some bad Engrish? Better call the porice...

Yeah, I’m not the first person to laugh at ropey Japanese attempts at English, nor will I be the last. Even so, I still enjoy it, and am surprised at the places and frequency it crops up. 66 more words