Don’t be cruel to plants – Signs in China Lost in Translation


In the UK we are used to having orders barked at us – No Ball Games, No loitering, Don’t Walk on the Grass…etc.

Here in China the authorities are far more touchy-feely, judging by these signs.

It breaks your heart, doesn’t it?

About herschelian

Recently moved to Beijing from London - its all new to me! Trying to learn Chinese, and what makes this city tick.
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4 Responses to Don’t be cruel to plants – Signs in China Lost in Translation

  1. Kit says:

    Very sweet – I’m sure the grass appreciates it!

  2. marj says:

    love it – perhaps we shall adapt some for signs in Plantation garden, Norwich…….

  3. Sheila Taylor says:

    you couldn’t make it up – are they kinder to grass than human beings I wonder?

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