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More Engrish fun

finally, photographic proof of its existence

sunny 32 °C

I said no more blogs until I got to Vietnam, but Tuesday was Korea's Independence Day. For once I had my camera at the ready to take pictures of the copious amounts of engrish t-shirts, advertisements, and graffiti.

The following were taken in Hongdae, the funky area around Hongik University.

"The Critics Loved Moby Dick the Typesetters Didn't."
I suppose that's true, but most Koreans are willing to buy a shirt without understanding a word that it says. I guess the reverse holds true in English-speaking countries.

"Wild Style Lover's Rock Triple Fat"


this makes no sense whatsoever...promoting environmentalism maybe?

This is an advertisement for a bar. Boy, do I want to drink there...

No Engrish, just a cool mural.

One guess what this advertisement is for...

To show you how terrible Korean fashion is...

As opposed to the NORMAL world history.

And to commemorate Korean Independence day...

So that's all for now. There have also been shirts that say "I have no potential." Or, "To be honest, I never liked you that much anyway." Etc., etc., etc. Bask in Engrish's glow.

Posted by lrbergen 09:20 Archived in South Korea

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