Wednesday, March 08, 2006

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At the shopping "amphitheater" outside the Jing'an Temple metro station, I took the following picture:

The gold letters say:

伊美时尚 靜安寺廣場 伊美时尚

The red banner says:

认真学习贯彻《上海市实施〈中华人民共和国国家通用语言文字法〉办法》

(Notice the simplified/traditional characters.) The law mentioned above is published online. Now tell me, the picture above, is that irony? Or intentional? Or intentional irony? Or am I interpreting this wrong?

1 Comments:

At Mar 10, 2006, 1:48:00 PM, Anonymous zhwj said:

Oh, but that's perfectly reasonable under Article 17.4 (or 17.6, but we don't want to assume anything).

 

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