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Tuesday, June 10, 2014
These Are Not The Dr.Roids You're Looking For
I've seen many odd "English" names in Hong Kong - including Puffer and Whisker - but this is a new one on me. Given that most people adopt an English label while at school, it doesn't say much for the standard of English teaching here that no one tells the students when a name they choose is too weird to use. Given this, it's perhaps not surprising that the SCM Postreports on this sign in Victoria Park:
However, I rather like the comment from one person interviewed by the Post that the mistake doesn't matter much because "few people pay attention to the warning signs anyway". Now there's the true Hong Kong spirit!.