Sunday, 21 August 2011

Picture of the Day: Where's the Polisher in HK Part1

A bag that is screaming for attention
It seems that Beijing is not the only place that is in dire need of someone with decent English skills.

As I waited for some relatives to arrive in Aberdeen for dinner, I browsed the Bossini shop, an inexpensive basics clothing store which had a big sale on.

There were three puffy bags for sale, each with a different slogan.

One was: Be a big spender. Another was: Luxury bags ain't cool.

But it was this one that caught my eye -- Give a lusty cheer.

What does that mean?

According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary "lusty" means merry, joyous, full of vitality, hearty and robust. It also includes the word vigorous.

In this day and age we have a different definition of lusty and while it does entail being merry, it's not the clean kind...

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