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It’s Funny Cuz it’s in Chinese?

Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on March 18, 2010 1 Comment

I was browsing the Huffington Post this morning, when the following story caught my eye on the home page: The Funniest Newspaper Corrections: Retracting The Ridiculous (PICTURES). One of the graphics is the following:


I couldn’t see what was so funny about it, so I clicked on the “Source” link, a site called Don’stuff. Here’s what I found:

“[It] seems to address one particular segment of the community, but since Chinese isn’t one of the languages I read (although it looks like it was just printed upside down), I don’t know what kind of mayhem or confusion may have been caused by the original.”

I didn’t realize that they printed the newspaper only for the benefit of Prof. Don. Seriously?

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One Response to “It’s Funny Cuz it’s in Chinese?”

  1. HJG on: 11 April 2010 at 4:48 pm

    Printing an ad in a mainly English newspaper that reads right to left is annoying indeed… So, the correction is still wrong in my mind, lol.

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