March 14, 2010
It begs the question- what makes an artwork out of order?
In this case, one of the blue cones began leaking sand and had to be removed, leaving only three.
March 13, 2010
From my Coronet sugar packet at the hospital:
May contain milk.
March 8, 2010
From the back of Roland’s cigarette packaging, purchased in Taiwan…
Smoking may cause pregnancy?
(the actual translation is more along the lines of the expected)
October 31, 2009
Yes, this pub is called what you think it is.
September 2, 2009
Having studied a bit of Mandarin, I actually have a bit of a clue as to just how hard it may be to effectively learn these two radically different languages.
That said, it’s still really funny to see one’s native language so misused.
Here are my remaining favorites, rediscovered while sorting the many pictures taken.
At the Aquarium:
Down here, all the fish is happy!
(look to the right for , “…us and eat us”
A subway advertisement for Biore face wash on the Taipei MRT promises a Happy Ending!
A department store advises that their products do not have testers:
Meanwhile, one may shop at
Kuda: For Curious Woman
For any emergency, please press this button:
Some just want to be Foved, at the Shilin Night market
And surely whatever snack is created when the,
“vegetable stick attaches the tartra sauce”
is worth a go…
August 19, 2009
Taiwanese Easy Cheese doesn’t even come in a can!
August 14, 2009
I’m inclined to think that this sign for the Bigtom retaurant in Kending, Taiwan, means exactly what we all think it does.
August 11, 2009
It speaks for itself, really.
This toothpaste was provided to us by our hotel, and other friends have also received the refreshing gift of Whitemen Toothpaste at their hotels here in Taiwan.
August 9, 2009
This cake poster on the Taipei MRT left all of us wondering what this advert was trying to tell us.
English Speakers’ Consensus:
78% of this cake is made from this man’s dog.
This sign is saying that 78% of people asked said that they like to share a Moon Cake with a very good friend. (the guy in the picture is a Taiwanese celebrity… not sure about his canine friend)