奇怪的漢字紋身 – bad Chinese tattoos

I’ve seen a lot of funny signs in my years here – English which is  – well – poorly phrased to say the least. Last week I was travelling to a second tier town ( big city, not the capital) in Central China and driving along the outskirts there was the usual new housing complex being built.

I dont remember all of the capitons on the signs outside – sadly I did not reach for phone, camera, nor pen and paper quick enough to remember all of them – but I do remember the last two.

Build Love Active  and

Build Love Community.

Ah-ha. But mixed up languages go both ways. Here is a very funny post from My Hong Kong husband  about tattoos Westerners get in Chinese. There might be one or two of these tattooed people who might want to move to the  Build Love Community.

I’ll let you guess which ones…..

My Hong Kong Husband

Last week was really stressful for us, all the government paperwork made me so annoyed that all I want to do is 483d8598b56edcd9c056c612a3eca428write a funny and light blog post. So we chose one of our favorite topics – bad Chinese tattoos.

I’m not a big fan of tattoos, but I have nothing against them. I can even admit that when I was in my ‘rebellious’ years I even thought of getting one. I saw those cool tattoos on my favorite music players and I thought how cool it would be to have one too.
Every now and then I can see really gorgeous tattoos online and I think a lot of them can be considered as some kind of art. Sadly, some of them are not. Now when I can actually read the characters I’m glad I didn’t permanently damage my skin like people who walk with 左宗棠雞 General…

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