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Sometimes You Need a Proofreader

English is everywhere here in Korea.  People are fascinated with it even if they don’t know what it says.  Everywhere you go there are English sayings on t-shirts, store windows, menus, notebooks and just about everything else you can think of.  Many times the words are just misspelled a little, but more times than not, the saying is totally butchered.

So far some of my favorites are as follows:

Watcoes around comes around (t-shirt)

The Small is Beautiful (store front)

Eye Feel (store front)

And my new favorite.  This is from the wrapper of some candy that a student gave me for Teacher’s Day:

This fresh dessert with original goodness and flavor that something delicious for every and sweets make a very special.

You can’t make this stuff up.  There love of English has provided me with countless hours of good humor.

About Eric Bynum
I taught ESL for three years in South Korea and now I am looking to set out on a new journey after just finishing my teaching certification in the US. I hope to continue teaching and traveling and you can follow his journeys here.

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2 Responses to “Sometimes You Need a Proofreader”

  1. Candice says:

    Hahahah, love that shirt!
    .-= Candice´s last blog ..The Best Dive Pub Ever Found, the Inn of Olde =-.

  2. admin says:

    There are some great shirts here. I can’t count the times I wish I had my camera with me to document them.

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