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'Enjoy Culinary Delights' — The Trouble With Literal Translations From Chinese


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When Beijing hosted the Summer Olympics in 2008, there was an effort to improve the English translations of street signs.

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Now, authorities in Beijing are launching what they call another "linguistic rectification campaign."

This one, to fight the often too literal translations in restaurant menus.

Anchor Marco Werman has some examples of not so delightful menu names.