Engrish


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Engrish

Unintentionally ungrammatical or misspelled English words or phrases often seen in instructions for electronic products produced in Asia.
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This is not always the case, and I have read my share of broken "Engrish" manuals from former Communist countries over the years.
Success in Engrish football nowadays is to finish in the top four of the Premier League and earn the chance to play in the Champions League.
This device, which I shall hereon call the AstroStar for short to preserve my sanity, has been thus named in typical "Engrish" fashion by its manufacturer, an obscure company somewhere running a Chinese sweatshop.
A good translation can mean the difference between art and Engrish. "Cavafy: 166 Poems" is a new translation of the historical Greek poet Cavafy's important work in the field of poetry.
Engrish.com documents the hilarious misuse of English by the Japanese.
Caires, 38, says his intention was to post photographs, of what he calls Engrish, just for his friends.
For extra laughs, try watching Kim's rendition of "I'm So Ronery" with subtitles, which faithfully transcribe his broken "Engrish." "Team America" is also available in an R-rated version.
It's not quite Engrish (see www.engrish.com), but it's good for a laugh.