Sichuan cuisine (Chengdu greetings); Chinese English

Peter A. McGraw pmcgraw at LINFIELD.EDU
Thu Sep 19 16:50:59 UTC 2002

Our statewide daily, The Oregonian, makes word divisions like this all the
time.  To think I never realized it was simply because they were writing in

Peter Mc.

--On Wednesday, September 18, 2002 10:11 AM -0400 Bapopik at AOL.COM wrote:

> CHINESE ENGLISH (CHINGLISH)--A sometime feature here is how foreign
> countries struggle with the English language.  On a sign in the Beijing
> airport, the words "put" and "into" were broken on two lines as "p-ut"
> and "i-nto."

                               Peter A. McGraw
                   Linfield College   *   McMinnville, OR
                            pmcgraw at

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