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Say What?? Travel Photo: Bike Rental

It’s not so often that one spots a translated sign that is a complete and utter failure in every possible way. I mean, sometimes it’s a grammatical problem; others, it’s a nonsensical problem. But in this case, it makes perfect sense! It’s just spelled wrong….very, very wrong!

And so, I present to you a sign that was spotted in the Chinese city of Dali… Drum roll, please!

"Bick to Let"

“Bick.” “Bike.” Same, same, right?

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By Aaron

Hey there! I'm Aaron and this is my travel site, where I document my adventures to all corners of the world. My love for travel started at the ripe old age of four, when a midlife crisis uprooted my family to Ecuador for five years. Since then, I've been to countries on 4 different continents. When I'm not blissfully on the road, I reside in New York City, where I become the ultimate travel junkie and spend my days dreaming up my next great adventure! Read More...

4 replies on “Say What?? Travel Photo: Bike Rental”

Same, same for sure. I’ve seen turquoise blue water (redundant phrasing to begin with) spelled out in a tour company brochure as turkeys blue and crispy spring rolls listed as crospy spring rolls. Down to a lack of proof reading I guess.

Still fun and you ended up with a great photo with this one.

Ah the joys of mangled English. Sadly, the fact that English so complicated really doesn’t help the situation! Love the “crospy” spring rolls!

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