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Bur Ger A Head: Thai fondness for English syllabism

The following portfolio of photographs illustrating the Thai penchant for separating English words into syllables was taken by Paul Midler over many years of travel in the region:

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Spacing within words

Speaking of spaces between syllables (but, as in this case, not all syllables), as we have been in recent posts, this photograph of a sign in China was sent in by Paul Midler:

But the lettering is very nice!

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Two instances of orthographic ambiguity: GODISNOWHERE and Chen Fake

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Do what to the switch?

Quick! What does it say?

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