As an English speaking country, you wouldn’t expect much Engrish in Singapore.
I have to hand it to them, the plethora of public notices (mainly warnings of impending fines) are grammatically sound in Singapore – a place where things are done properly.Nevertheless, there is always Chinatown, a great place to pick up amusing gifts for those loved ones with a sense of humour.
There are also other household items to amuse us:
But it’s only when you fly back to Japan that you realise this really is the High Temple of Engrish Sillyness! It took 11 months in Singapore for me to come up with a handful of Engrish menus and knick knacks. However, after 24 hours in Narita and Tokyo and I find Engrish everywhere.
Whilst still on the plane, I read the shirt of the little boy in front of me. The poor chap doesn’t stand a chance:
Just stepped into the airport…
And now for some shopping.
Come on, Japan! Get it together.