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The Seven Don'ts of Shanghai

We just found out that the Mafia has its own Ten Commandments, so it's no surprise that the people of Shanghai also have their own list of "Seven Don'ts"

For those who're too lazy to look 'em up:
expectoration: spit
attaint: disgrace, bring dishonor upon, condemn.
virescence: state or process of becoming green. I assume they mean greenery here.

Found at Mad About Shanghai blog


Noticing the pattern in horrible translations to English.... Do the people doing the translations look up the most obscure and inappropriate 'synonym' to use? I mean, come on! 'Attaint' ?!

How obfuscatory!
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The list got got off. Here's the rest:

H. Peaceably Assemble anywhere don't
I. Fulan Gong permit don't
J. Roman Catholic allow don't
K. Free Tibet ever don't
L. Abide Copywrite laws anywhere don't
M. Produce leadpaint-free toys ever don't
N. Respect intellectual property don't
O. Write freely can't
P. Protest anywhere don't
Q. Pollute freely must
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By not saying or reading 4 letter words, I can random around and chuck junk and hack trees all I want. Well, I'm following Capella's logic.
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