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Starbucks this ain’t: from the Very Bad Business Names department

#engrish

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The Stupidest Somewhat Confusing but Apparently Heartfelt Proclamation

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The Stupidest Oddly Poetic Explosive Menu Item

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The Stupidest Not-Very-Enticing Coffee Choices

                    bad menu

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The Stupidest “Doesn’t Quite Make You Want to Buy Jeans” Slogan

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The Stupidest Not-Too-Confidence-Inspiring Language School Ad

We’re not convinced that they really do have the best systemizing.

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The Stupidest Promising Much Too Much Sign for Tourists

Why do we feel this isn’t the case?

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The Stupidest Unusual First Class Product and/or Service

They’re making everything to appeal to the luxury market these days …

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The Stupidest Beer Fact We’ve Recently Seen

For a truly fascinating fact about beer, read the following, posted in Saigon.  (We suggest that to comprehend said fascinating fact you consume a few beers.  At least six.) arboath

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The Stupidest Unpronounceable Restaurant Name

funny english

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The Stupidest Excessively Literal Menu Translation

Note the fourth menu item.  Not the most enticing food description we’ve ever seen, that’s for sure . . . Blog Midtown Lunch notes: Actually the Korean name of the dish “Dak Dhong Chip BokKum” literally translates to “Fried Chicken … Continue reading

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The Stupidest (But Not At All Homophobic) Christmas Carol of the Day

I Saw Murray Kissing Santa Claus —Christmas carol title listed on a Kowloon school hand-out

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The 11 Stupidest “Something’s Not Quite Right Here” Toy Knockoffs

Benign Girl, Specialman, RobertCop, and, of course, the ever-popular Lovely Radio Control Potato . . .   Who would ever GUESS these are knockoffs? dailybento / geekstir / forkparty j

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