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(Hong Kong: Hong Kong Island)

October 2005
Hong Kong: Hong Kong Island: Honglish

Hong Kong seems to be the world capital of pseudo-English that makes absolutely no sense. Mainly found on T-shirts, it ranges from the absurd (like the shirt I saw that read "Bim Bam Biddle Pip" in mirror-image writing) to the shocking (like all the shirts with foul language that I won't repeat here).

This large, expensive sign is a typical example. It reads, "3-concepts represents either tri-chromatic or neutral, cohering extravaganza paraphrasis together similarly." Huh?

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