pageok
pageok
pageok
Quantum of Solecism,

courtesy of the excellent Language Log.

trad and anon (mail):
But what about Quantum of Solipsism?
12.6.2008 2:37am
Eugene Volokh (www):
I don't think that's apt here, whereas Quantum of Solecism might be, in a poetic license sort of way.
12.6.2008 2:38am
Freddy Hill:
Not as poetic, but Quantum of Stupidity may be more descriptive.
12.6.2008 3:29am
David Warner:
EV,

I just got the first part of the pun (it has three levels). That may well be the best pun I can remember encountering. Well-crafted.
12.6.2008 3:36am
David Warner:
Planck's take.
12.6.2008 3:50am
Arkady:
They should've gone the Wang Wei. Oh wait, they did.
12.6.2008 7:42am
Oren:
Freddy, I think they racked up far more than a single stupiditon (stupidino?) in this case.
12.6.2008 10:30am
Jim at FSU (mail):
Awesome, a strip club advert passed off as classic Chinese poetry. Classic in the Groucho Marx sense, I'm sure.
12.6.2008 1:26pm
LM (mail):
I sincerely hope this gives as many laughs in China as I get from stuff like this.
12.6.2008 4:13pm

Post as: [Register] [Log In]

Account:
Password:
Remember info?

If you have a comment about spelling, typos, or format errors, please e-mail the poster directly rather than posting a comment.

Comment Policy: We reserve the right to edit or delete comments, and in extreme cases to ban commenters, at our discretion. Comments must be relevant and civil (and, especially, free of name-calling). We think of comment threads like dinner parties at our homes. If you make the party unpleasant for us or for others, we'd rather you went elsewhere. We're happy to see a wide range of viewpoints, but we want all of them to be expressed as politely as possible.

We realize that such a comment policy can never be evenly enforced, because we can't possibly monitor every comment equally well. Hundreds of comments are posted every day here, and we don't read them all. Those we read, we read with different degrees of attention, and in different moods. We try to be fair, but we make no promises.

And remember, it's a big Internet. If you think we were mistaken in removing your post (or, in extreme cases, in removing you) -- or if you prefer a more free-for-all approach -- there are surely plenty of ways you can still get your views out.