Plain Chinglish
Oliver Lutze Radtke


Paperback | English and Chinese Edition | Oct 2019 | Gibbs Smith | 9781423652656 | 112pp | 178x152mm | Forthcoming | GEN | AUD$14.99, NZD$18.99

Humorous, bizarre, and sometimes just plain wrong translations of Chinese into English, from the author of Chinglish and More Chinglish.

Plain Chinglish offers a humorous and insightful look at misuses of the English language in Chinese street signs, products, and advertising. Translations such as 'Slip carefully,' 'No striding,' and 'The toilet is not a big stomach king,' will make readers laugh out loud. A long-standing favourite of English speaking tourists and visitors, you can enjoy 100+ brand-new examples of this unique cultural heritage from the comfort of your own home.