Picture Postcards: “Thai” writing in New Zealand

November 4, 2013 Comments disabled , ,

faux Thai writing

Something I find fascinating is when people use their own language but try to write it as if it is another one. Here is an example of some English on a packet of herbs from a New Zealand supermarket that is written to look like Thai.

See some actual Thai writing:
Bangkok, Thailand Shopfront
Street Scene in Bangkok
Back to Bangsaen

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Marie Szamborski
Marie lives in Auckland, New Zealand but was born in the United States and is a dual-national. She has lived in five countries altogether but sees New Zealand as her real home base. She loves travel, and living in multi-cultural Auckland is the next best thing to being out there.
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