Sunday, October 30, 2011

Please Speak Mandarin

and Write with Criterion's Word

There are signs like this all over the school, reminding the students not to gambol, to walk on the right side of the stairs, and all that good stuff. The English translations can be a little odd, and the sign "Please Speak Mandarin, and Write the Criterion's Word" is definitely my favorite.


  1. Respect the teacher, treasure the student

  2. I love the no gamboling rule. Frolicking, prancing, and capering are also prohibited. :)

  3. I don't even understand Write the Criterion's Word! eek. I love funny translations into English.