Archive > June 2008

street signs of beijing

I’m now catching up on the huge backlog of posts that I have built up in my unexpected two month break from this blog.   (Ritan Park forbids visitors from everything.) Beijing has a number of interesting street signs. To be honest with you, I can’t really explain why I am interested in them. Part [...]

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please don’t poop here!

It’s not every day that you go to the bathroom and the toilet requests that there be “no shitting here”! And it’s not every day that it’s accompanied by a little illustration of a turd in turmoil. NLGX in Nanluoguxiang has such a toilet. First came the actual sign. Then came a translation, with more [...]

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