Give Chinglish a break!

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    Abstract

    Imagine the New York Times asked readers to send in their favorite blonde jokes or to report the funniest thing they’ve ever seen a person of color do. Now, imagine that once that campaign is underway the blogosphere is full of it and anyone interested in gender or race blogs, facebooks and tweets about it, and even academics in the fields of gender studies and ethnicity studies get all excited and offer analyses as to why blondes or persons of color act in such ridiculous ways.
    Original languageEnglish
    Specialist publicationLanguage on the move
    PublisherLanguage on the move
    Publication statusPublished - 26 May 2010

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    Chinese translation at www.languageonthemove.com/放过中式英语吧. Italian translation at www.languageonthemove.com/e-lasciate-in-pace-il-chinglish. Japanese translation at www.languageonthemove.com/言語差別はいい加減に. Korean translation at www.languageonthemove.com/중국식-영어칭글리쉬도-좀-봐-주자. Malay translation at www.languageonthemove.com/chinglish-ok-apa-give-chinglish-a-break-in-malay. Persian translation at www.languageonthemove.com/ دست از سر چینگلیش بردارید

    Keywords

    • 200401 applied linguistics and educational linguistics
    • 200405 language in culture and society (sociolinguistics)

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