Posts Tagged ‘translation’

Get Ready to Crumble, Obscure!

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

Bat Knight, bought in Bangkok in 2002 for my nephews who were then 3 and 4 years old. Check out the red text at bottom left of the front of the box. This taunt—Get Ready to Crumble, Obscure!—has entered our family lexicon. Does “Obscure” really means something like “Dark One”?

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You don’t have to come here.

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009

The politest “No Entry” sign ever written. I photographed it in Korea many years ago.

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