Don’t you love the sight of a great sale? How awesome is it to score a miaowtastic item 90% off? One of the members of our Google + Chinese language community pointed out something though: Chinese discount signs are confusing.
It’s true. They don’t have a % sign on them AND they don’t work the same way they do in the West. So how do you understand sale signs in China? Here’s what you need to know to never miss out on a great sale!
It’s not Caturday but close! It’s Friday Cat time!
Meet some of today’s cool cats: Elvis Prescat, Bruce Cat, Darth Vacat and Caishencat! For Batcat, Mari(o)cat and more sweet decked out cats, check out the “Iconic Cats” Collection by Shanghai-based illustrator A Ke!
The Cat King and his friends
Here’s what some of these icons are called in Chinese
猫王 Māo wáng : Elvis Presley
Notice Elvis’ name in Chinese? It means the Cat King! So this Chinese Elvis Prescat is spot-on!
达斯·维达 Dá sī·wéi dá - Darth Vader
马里奥 Mǎlǐ ào Mario, as in “It’s-a-me Mario!”
李小龙 Lixiǎolóng is Bruce Lee’s Chinese name, his birthname is Cantonese and is: 李振藩 Lee Jun-fan.
Feeling anti-Valentine or don’t have a date for Valentine’s Day?
Well, not to worry! We have a perfect excuse for you today…. 元宵节 (Yuánxiāo jiéà the Lantern festival! It falls today and is a very important festival in China because it marks the end of the Chinese New Year celebrations! So why not celebrate that instead, if Valentine’s Day and adorable Valentine cards aren’t your thing?