Paul JJ Payack founder of the Global Language Monitor says Chinglish will be more popular than ever after the Beijing 2008 Olympics, despite Chinas efforts to eradicate the playful dialect.
He says China has been trying to get rid of Chinglish in Beijing before the Olympics hit town because theyre embarrassed of the language, which includes phrases like No Noising a variation of quiet please and Deformed Man Toilet which refers to a handicapped bathroom.
Payack says Chinese authorities have been changing menus and street signs in the area to much more tame, accurate English phrases.
This means no more exploding shrimp on menus, or signs directing people to the Garden With Curled Poo.
Still, Chinglish cant be completely wiped out.
With millions of Chinglish phrases still in use in China, Payack says its impossible to get rid of the language because its too complex and pervasive.
The world will see more Chinglish soon because the Olympics will encourage a burst of creativity among Chinglish speakers.
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