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tyrone shewlaces
01-13-2010, 11:47 PM
Is this a quality control issue,
or a cost-savings issue (5% less ink),
typical quality from the origin
or jus' yer basic engrish?
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v110/mikeyphoto/mad-in-china.jpg

Mike Burch
01-13-2010, 11:58 PM
I have a cross-slide vice that claims to be "MAD IN AIWAN".
I suspect this proclamation of lunacy is more common than we think!
Sad, isn't it, that they never bother to get their English checked by someone who actually knows the language.

Tinkerer
01-14-2010, 12:01 AM
Is this a quality control issue,
or a cost-savings issue (5% less ink),
typical quality from the origin
or jus' yer basic engrish?
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v110/mikeyphoto/mad-in-china.jpg

No that is a Statement... not and Declaration of Origin. :D

loose nut
01-14-2010, 09:20 PM
Maybe he/she was just mad about the lousy wages!!!

speedy
01-14-2010, 09:53 PM
Either way that you read it.
It is keeping a Chinese national(?) in employment.
How is the economic recovery going over there? Everyone happy??


Is this a quality control issue,
or a cost-savings issue (5% less ink),
typical quality from the origin
or jus' yer basic engrish?
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v110/mikeyphoto/mad-in-china.jpg

Teenage_Machinist
01-16-2010, 12:14 AM
In one of his books Gerald Durell talks about a person with a compositor who spoke little english, publishing a poetry journal.

Potry for the Peopeople

Teeyess Ellyot, Pot Supreme

The Potry of Stiffen Splendor- a Creetical Evaluation