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More Engrish

When I write something in Spanish, I usually check and recheck to prevent embarassing errors. Still, not having grown up with the language, I know liguistic and cultural traps lurk, and so I hit the "send" key with a certain tightness in my gut, wondering if this time I'm going to step in something nasty.

My vulnerability, however, doesn't stop me from gleefully pointing my finger at those who blow it in English. Japanese speakers writing in Engllish are particularly susceptible, and thus, to my sophomoric mind, an endless source of entertainment: this for example.

BTW, is worth extensive browsing, particularly if your sense of humor runs to an adolescent's idea of double entendre.