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Journal Entry 1 by rampallion from Evanston, Illinois USA on Thursday, June 05, 2003

9 out of 10

Fractured English from around the world, including the U.S.A. I have seen some of these elsewhere, but many were new to me, and I got several good laughs out of the book!

Sign in a Milan pension: "No ladies in the bra--she's lounge only."

Subtitle in a Hong Kong movie: "I'll fire aimlessly if you don't come out!"

Advertisement at a Detroit savings and loan: "Ask about our plans for owning your home."

Menu items in Egypt: "Muscles of Marines; Lioness Cutlet; French Fried Ships; Hot Dog Mustache Pringle; Bosom of Chicken."

 


Journal Entry 2 by rampallion from Evanston, Illinois USA on Thursday, June 05, 2003

This book has not been rated.

This book has been promised to:

mozzfan in Illinois

mssaver in Illinois

Betsy-STL in Missouri

daidy in Michigan

mom-of-one in Pennsylvania

pinewood21093 in Maryland (now known as mmz18407)

gnissorckoob in Florida

theresalynn57 in North Carolina

manky in Oregon

emstrom in Illinois

Satan666 in Virginia (must be hot there)

phantomreader42 in Alabama

tootshelling in Arizona

eriko1908 in Minnesota

Maurean in Florida

spaceystacey in New Jersey

kayters in Georgia
 


Journal Entry 3 by mozzfan from Chicago, Illinois USA on Monday, June 09, 2003

9 out of 10

Great little book of bad English. I had seen some of these before, but my favorite was:

In New York City: Marital Arts Studio

This is because there is a place on Ashland Avenue here in Chicago that I have driven past probably 10,000 times in my lifetime that is a dirty bookstore. It has a big sign that says "Marital Aids." EVERY TIME I pass that sign I think it says "Martial Arts." It's one of those silly mind tricks.

Thanks Rampallion for letting me in on this one before it starts its journey around the country!

"Today I Smoke, Today I Smoke Today I Smoke, Yes." 


Journal Entry 4 by rampallion at on Tuesday, June 10, 2003

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Released on Tuesday, June 10, 2003 at to fellow bookcrosser in postal release, postal release USA.

Sent today by first class mail. 


Journal Entry 5 by mssaver from Chicago, Illinois USA on Tuesday, June 17, 2003

9 out of 10

I thoroughly enjoyed this book--what word person with a sense of humor wouldn't? Before I sent it on its way to the next BookCrosser, I enjoyed it all over again by letting my daughter read it while she was in from Michigan this weekend. She has a great giggle, and of course, I made her read aloud the ones that really cracked her up. Now it's on its way to Missouri by first class mail. 


Journal Entry 6 by Betsy-STL from St. Louis, Missouri USA on Friday, June 20, 2003

7 out of 10

Received via mail today. Thanks for sharing Rampallion.
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What a funny little book. Here are a few of my favorites:

In a Tokyo ladies' room: Tidy HO!

On a faucet in a Finnish washroom: To stop the drip, turn cock to right.

In the window of a Swedish furrier: Fur coats made for ladies from their own skin.

At the Budapest Zoo: Please do not feed the animals. If you have any suitable food, give it to the guard on duty.
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I will mail to Daidy tomorrow if I'm able to get her address tonight.
 


Journal Entry 7 by Betsy-STL at Postal Release in -- Mailed, -- By post or by hand/ in person -- USA on Saturday, June 21, 2003

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Released on Saturday, June 21, 2003 at Postal Release in USPS, postal release USA.

Releasing via mail to Daidy. Enjoy! 


Journal Entry 8 by Betsy-STL from St. Louis, Missouri USA on Thursday, June 26, 2003

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According to USPS Delivery Confirmation( 0301 0120 0003 5087 1571) this item was delivered to Daidy on June 23rd.
usps.com 


Journal Entry 9 by daidy from Kansas City, Missouri USA on Sunday, June 29, 2003

8 out of 10

Oh wow, I laughed until I cried. Sorry it took me a while to journal, I've been in the process of moving. 


Journal Entry 10 by Mom-of-one from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA on Wednesday, July 09, 2003

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Received this in the mail today! Thank goodness it looks like a quick, fun read! I'm being over run by bookring books! Thanks for including me in this ring!!! 


Journal Entry 11 by Mom-of-one from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA on Thursday, July 10, 2003

8 out of 10

Both my son and I enjoyed this little book immensly! It was hilarious! We especially enjoyed the "Menu Selection!" Shrimp in a Casket? Pork with Fresh Garbage...yum! LOL And of course, let's not forget the Chinese delicacy, Individual Cock! Too funny!
Thanks for sharing! 


Journal Entry 12 by Mom-of-one at bookring in Butler, Pennsylvania USA on Thursday, July 10, 2003

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Released on Thursday, July 10, 2003 at bookring in Butler, Pennsylvania USA.

Going on to the next BookCrosser in this ring, Pinewood. 


Journal Entry 13 by mmz18407 from Towson, Maryland USA on Sunday, August 03, 2003

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I haven't rated this book because, what can you say? My husband and I have enjoyed reading these. I could probably offer a few of my own from my ESL students.  


Journal Entry 14 by gnissorckoob from Miami, Florida USA on Tuesday, September 02, 2003

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Menu item on page one: "Cold shredded children and sea blubber in spicy sauce."

Hahahahahaha. We are driving around with this in the car to read at odd moments. More later. 


Journal Entry 15 by gnissorckoob from Miami, Florida USA on Saturday, October 11, 2003

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Well, time for this book of manglish to move on to North Carolina. There are definitely some funnies here.

My favorite part was the movie subtitles and dubbed dialog section. (Ever seen Kung Pow?)

Also the Hungarian Madonna interview!!!! Reminded me of thje "wild and crazy guys" of the old Saturday Night Live!



Mailed out to theresalynn57 on 10/20/03. Sorry for the delay.  


Journal Entry 16 by theresalynn57 from Bayboro, North Carolina USA on Tuesday, November 04, 2003

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Cute book, am looking forward to reading it!! 


Journal Entry 17 by theresalynn57 from Bayboro, North Carolina USA on Saturday, December 20, 2003

10 out of 10

Really cute little book! I am sending it on to fellow bookcrosser, emstrom!! Hope you enjoy it! 


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