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Engrish signs are signs have have a humorous misuse of the English language because of translation errors.
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Engrish is a term used for the humorous misuse of the English language because of translation errors. This category is designed to mark humorous signs like the ones shown on this page. The term Engrish is sometimes used to refer to East Asian translation errors, but this category has global appeal to signs from any country or language.

For signs to be included in this category they must have both English text and foreign language text on the sign. This category is to show signs that are funny because of translation errors. If there is an english only sign that is funny for other reasons please submit it to the Unusual Signs or Unintentionally Funny Signs categories. If a sign is unintentionally funny because of language translations please put them in this category, but if the sign is unintentionally funny because of other reasons please put them in the Unintentionally Funny Signs category.

Instructions for Posting a Engrish Signs Waymark:

1. The sign must be humorous. This is not a category for showing off small grammatical errors, but is instead designed for showing interesting and entertaining signs.

2. Upload a photo of the sign and post a description.

3. Give the waymark a short title using the text of the english portion of the sign.

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Take a picture and write about your experience at the waymark.
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Engrish SignsCamping Covadonga - Asturias, Spain

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A mistake in a camping site sign.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tofixe

location: Principado de Asturias, Spain

date approved: 9/9/2014

last visited: never

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Engrish SignsChinse Massage - Beijing, China

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Chinse Massage is located in Beijing, China.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tatie

location: China

date approved: 7/15/2014

last visited: never

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Engrish SignsArmy Museum - Vientiene, Laos

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The rules of the visitors of the Army Museum in Vientiene, Laos

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Laos

date approved: 4/20/2014

last visited: never

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Engrish SignsLegend of Riga - Riga, Latvia

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This plaque has so many awkward mistakes in it, makes it very hard not to laugh.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Latvia

date approved: 12/30/2013

last visited: 12/30/2013

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Engrish SignsTree-level Bunks - Oswiecim, Poland

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Kind of sad "Engrish" mistake in historical important Auschwitz area

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member puczmeloun

location: Małopolskie, Poland

date approved: 11/10/2013

last visited: 4/22/2013

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Engrish SignsHangman - Barcelos, Portugal

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In this historical marker they have made a mistake that changes the whole meaning of the sentence.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Braga, Portugal

date approved: 6/18/2013

last visited: never

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Engrish SignsLousaParck - Lousa, Portugal

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LousaParck is a car dealership, located in Lousa. The name consists in the agglutination of the name village (Lousa) with the misspelling use of the English word Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tmob

location: Lisboa, Portugal

date approved: 1/6/2013

last visited: never

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Engrish SignsCity wales (Largo dos Colegiais Street) - Évora, Portugal

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In the in the translation to english of the title of this Portuguese Historical Marker instead of "City Walls" it is written "City wales".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Évora, Portugal

date approved: 1/3/2013

last visited: never

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Engrish SignsCity wales (Menino Jesus Street) - Évora, Portugal

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In the in the translation to english of the title of this Portuguese Historical Marker instead of "City Walls" it is written "City wales".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Évora, Portugal

date approved: 1/3/2013

last visited: never

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Engrish SignsPigs and what they like - Pipa, Brazil

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If you're headed to Praia do Amor from Pipa, you'll be probably facing this sign... Take a good look a it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SUp3rFM & Cruella

location: Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil

date approved: 12/21/2012

last visited: never

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Engrish SignsCity wales (5 de Outubro Street) - Évora, Portugal

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In the in the translation to english of the title of this Portuguese Historical Marker instead of "City Walls" it is written "City wales".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Évora, Portugal

date approved: 12/13/2012

last visited: never

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Engrish SignsAgo entry myself please remove headdress

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Sign at the casino entrance in Czech, Engrish and "Russian" language

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Viburnus

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 12/10/2012

last visited: 2/23/2014

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Engrish SignsOffices Building - Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Found this bad translation in Sao Paulo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: São Paulo, Brazil

date approved: 2/1/2012

last visited: never

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Engrish Signs"Ask at Desk In" - Guarulhos, Brazil

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Saw this sign at the international airport.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: São Paulo, Brazil

date approved: 1/28/2012

last visited: never

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Engrish SignsLEGACY: Cooming Soon or Come Soon

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This waymark is located at 2300 City Park Drive, Gloucester.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/29/2011

last visited: 8/26/2014

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Engrish SignsNo Potograph - Sao Paulo, Brazil

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A few missing Hs makes a funny sign. Sign is located inside the Consolacao Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: São Paulo, Brazil

date approved: 7/20/2011

last visited: never

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Engrish SignsBy Your Safety

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Sign at a Mexican resort asking people not to come in with wet or bare feet.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member The 2 Newlyweds

location: Mexico

date approved: 3/3/2011

last visited: never

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Engrish SignsSored Club Engrish

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There are several engrish signs that can be found in this Sored Club gym.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Narniaexpert

location: China

date approved: 6/9/2010

last visited: never

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Engrish SignsNo Striding - Pudong, China

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I think they mean "No Running".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Go Boilers!

location: China

date approved: 5/11/2010

last visited: 12/2/2012

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Engrish SignsIf you have or brain disease . . .

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When visiting the Badaling section of the Great Wall of China be sure to visit this Engrish Sign.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Narniaexpert

location: China

date approved: 4/17/2010

last visited: 2/22/2014

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Engrish SignsSpeaking Cellphone is Strictly Prohibited When Thunderstorm

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This sign can be found on the Badaling section of the Great Wall of China.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Narniaexpert

location: China

date approved: 4/17/2010

last visited: 10/5/2010

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