Broken English Spoken Perfectly: The Ultimate Collection of Howlers in English

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A collection of humorous mistakes in English by those who either fail to master the language or do not think about what they have said or written. 'Please don't handle the fruit. Ask for Debbie' (Sign in a greengrocer's) 'If you feel we have failed you in any way we shall be only too pleased to do it again at no extra charge' (Sign in a dry-cleaner's) 'I thank you for giving my wife and me the clap! I thank you from the heart of my bottom!' (French Canadian politician) 'For your convenience, we recommend coitus, efficient self-service' (Sign in a Hong Kong supermarket).

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Stewart Clark is a professor of English at the University of Trondheim and the co-author of Word for Word, published by OUP.

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