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As some of you know, our site was down yesterday.
And unlike most Monday mornings, where the most disturbing thing greeting us first thing is our weekend hangovers, there was so much bad shit going on in the world.
In other words, so much bad shit to blog about.
There was the ongoing tragedy taking place on Twitter, enacted by randos and well-known players alike–50 Cent, Gilbert Gottfried, the WNBA’s Cappie Poindexter, Family Guy writer Alec Sulkin–that made fun of the ongoing tragedy in Japan.
And, of course, there were also those two viral videos. The one about Asians in the library from UCLA student Alexandra Wallace, and the one about God punishing Japan with the earthquake because it’s a country of atheists (which has since been revealed as a hoax and the work of a troll).
Like we said: SO MUCH BAD SHIT.
So how, in a moment like this, could the Internet betray us and leave us without a forum to air out our grievances? Normally, we’d blame evil gnomes–which a friend suggested look exactly like Arcade Fire–but this was different. This was bigger.
Filed under: Alexandra Wallace, Asians In The Library, Assholes, Cheesedicks, Ching Ching Ling Long Ting Tong, Chinglish, Dickburgers, Dickfaces, Dumbasses, Earthquake, Gnomes, God Is So Good, Hangovers, Idiots, Internet Memes, Japan, Racists, Trolls, Tsunami, Twitter, UCLA, YouTube
Whoever said that a lazy racist isn’t an effective one?
Last week, Rush Limbaugh’s ching-chong impression of Hu Jintao caused a major stir. Some people were shocked, some weren’t surprised, heaps were deeply offended, scads joined in on a collective smack of the forehead. More definitively, a group of Asian-American lawmakers, led by Sen. Leland Yee (D-CA), demanded an apology for the comments.
Limbaugh–always a victim of the left–called his racist tirade “a service.” But I call it a big, sweaty, hairy back off of which even more brainless (Imagine!), more hateful, more ignorant, more racist dickburgers saw the opportunity to leapfrog, into a space much more dark, even dangerous.
Take for example, a death threat that was sent by one of those ignorant dickburgers to Sen. Yee, by fax, on Wednesday, in defense of Limbaugh:
Filed under: "Marxist Nigger Thug", anonymity, Chickenshits, Chinglish, Damn Foreigners, Death Threats, Fax Machines, Fish Heads, In Defense Of Cheesdicks, Leland Yee, Marxists, Nooses, Racist Epithets, Rush Limbaugh, This is Bullshit, WTF?
What does a Bling Baby eat when he grows up?
And now, faithful readers, it’s your turn…
What the fuzz–what year is this?
Who the hell approved this ricist campaign?
Email your answers here.
Saturday is a slow news day. Exhibit A:
“Chinglish on Beijing’s signs shocks foreigners“
To Jill, an Australian student in Beijing, the Chinglish translations she has collected serve as a chronic laughing stock.
‘It is not too difficult for the foreigners who know some Chinese to understand the Chinglish although the translations are very funny,’ said Jill, who has taken almost 100 pictures of the ridiculous translations.“
Oh Jill. You little Aussie wh
oreippersnapper. Your misguided sense of cultural superiority makes me want to puke Your interest in other cultures is to be lauded. Taking pictures of Chinglish signage? Very I’m over it original. Now, do you mind if I ask you a cultural question–Were you spawned by kangaroos? Koalas, maybe? And how much Chinese do you know exactly? Is that English you’re speaking or just the sound of your ass farting? Enough to translate this, perhaps:
SUCK MY CHI ZI WANG.