The Joys of Engrish

The Joys of Engrish

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Welcome to the world of Engrish, which finds its greatest expression in Japanese and Chinese signs, products, manuals, T-shirts and restaurant menus. Now a cultural phenomenon that has taken the world by storm, Engrish consists of curious misspellings, doubtful abbreviations and jarring word-for-word translations. Fancy a Pocari Sweat soft drink or a Collon chocolate bar? Or perhaps you need some of that Horny face cream? The Joys of Engrish is a hugely entertaining collection of the funniest and most bizarre examples of this delightful alternate-reality version of the English language.

Please make sure you enjoy your pleasant with vigor!
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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0141029293
  • 9780141029290

About Steven Caires

Steve Caires is the founder of, one of the most popular entertainment sites on the web, attracting 7 million unique visitors a year. He became an avid collector of Engrish while living in Japan. He currently resides in Honolulu, Hawaii.
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