Photo of the Day: Chinglish notice on Kaohsiung bus

The sign tells passengers how to pay the fare by 'brushing the card'

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Chinglish notice on Kaohsiung bus (Photo courtesy of PTT user mrzumres)

Chinglish notice on Kaohsiung bus (Photo courtesy of PTT user mrzumres)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese netizen posted a photo of a strangely translated bus notice on the local social media platform PTT on May 15, and it soon went viral on the internet.

PTT user mrzumres said his friend accidentally saw the sign when taking a bus in Kaohsiung. The intention of the sign is to tell passengers the right way to pay the fare by swiping the payment card when getting on and off the bus. Passengers who do not swipe their cards cannot use the card anymore. It also reminds passengers not to pay before the bus arrives at the bus stop, and to press the bell when getting off the bus. 

In reaction to the Chinglish notice, forum members went bonkers: 

"What the hell is brush the card?"

"Wanna hear the bus driver yelling GET OFF THE CARD!"

"Every line is classic!" 

"Epic! Even Google Translate can't be translated into this!"