Changing China

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Welcome to the Olympics, please obey the regulations

July 3, 2008

Security vehicle in Beijing

The ever-vigilant Dave Gray spotted this sticker on the back window of a car bearing the distinctive white number plate of China’s security apparatus yesterday.

“Welcome to the Olympics, please obey the regulations,” it reads. “Civilised driving gives a goiod city image”  

Picture by David Gray


That is simply an awfully distorted translation. The first part actually says “Welcoming the Olympics by adhering to the regulations” – which is quite different than your version.

Posted by wgj | Report as abusive

That may well be, but my “version” is on the sticker in English under the Chinese characters….

Posted by Nick Mulvenney | Report as abusive

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