May 24, 2006

Illiterates

The Chinese, according to this story, have been:
aiming to improve illiteracy from an estimated 80 percent.
Do they mean reduce?

3 Comments:

At June 06, 2006 1:48 pm, Blogger Jim Jay said...

or they might mean improve literacy

 
At June 13, 2006 2:24 am, Anonymous hunter of anti-Asian bigots (thedollarsupreme) said...

socialist ejh:

So what if there is difficulty in translating mandarin Chinese to English. Go to the People's daily homepage if you want to see more.

Are you supposed to be clever for noticing that slip?

模子 社會主義

 
At June 13, 2006 11:14 am, Anonymous Sean said...

Huh? What has this post got to do with anti-Asian bigotry? I thought it was about a mildly amusing grammatical error. Ho-hum.

 

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