Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The China Daily Show "reveals" the origin of Chinglish

Just stumbled across this hilarious posting by the China Daily Show:

The mystery behind the spread of “Chinglish” – an Asian version of English that commonly includes weird and wonderful verbal contortions – appears to have finally been solved.
The bizarre alternative language has been conclusively traced to Mario Benvolio, an illiterate Spanish-American teacher who emigrated to China in 1981, where he quickly became its foremost authority on English teaching.
Read the article at:
http://chinadailyshow.com/chinglish-traced-back-to-chinglish-speaking-teacher/