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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.

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"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.

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"Wild Style Lover's Rock Triple Fat"

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

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

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No Engrish, just a cool mural.

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One guess what this advertisement is for...

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To show you how terrible Korean fashion is...

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As opposed to the NORMAL world history.

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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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