Katya Knyazeva (avezink) wrote,
Katya Knyazeva
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Chinglish creeps in...

Shine.cn is known to deliberately "forget" and sinify the foreign names of Shanghai landmarks, so now Lagrene Elementary School, or École de Lagrené, built in 1935 and recently moved to new spot, is called Lagena in the English articles about it.



On a different subject, just look at these nefarious doings in the vicinity, in 1926:



Tags: 1920s, 1926, 1930s, 1935, buddhism, crime, preservation, redevelopment, school, shanghai
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