It’s around here somewhere…

posted on 3 Mar 2009 in Chinglish


Photo courtesy of Eric Stephens.
Found while on a hike in China.

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  1. John Tranbo | 3:13 am |  Vote: Add rating 23  Subtract rating 0  

    Belonging to the man that walks upside-down at the circus!

  2. SamuraiJack | 3:15 am |  Vote: Add rating 133  Subtract rating 2  

    No wonder they can’t find it. They’re looking for a hand

  3. George | 3:15 am |  Vote: Add rating 16  Subtract rating 0  

    Many have not lived to tell after facing it.

  4. Lollerskate | 3:32 am |  Vote: Add rating 11  Subtract rating 0  

    “-The hand has already been found on this sign”…

  5. kapow | 3:43 am |  Vote: Add rating 9  Subtract rating 1  

    “Offer socks to avoid getting mauled.”

  6. rowger | 4:06 am |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 2  

    carefully guard your behind

  7. J-Luke | 4:13 am |  Vote: Add rating 15  Subtract rating 0  

    It may kick you without warning…

  8. Big Fat Cat | 4:36 am |  Vote: Add rating 3  Subtract rating 2  

    That’s a filed “footage”

  9. algernon | 4:41 am |  Vote: Add rating 3  Subtract rating 4  

    Whoever lost it wont be much good in an arse kicking contest.

  10. dropkickmurphy | 4:56 am |  Vote: Add rating 3  Subtract rating 0  

    Chimp foot maybe?

  11. BeadyEl | 5:02 am |  Vote: Add rating 6  Subtract rating 0  

    This photo should be accompanied by creepy organ music…

  12. BC | 5:07 am |  Vote: Add rating 4  Subtract rating 0  

    ….It may kick you off this cliff.

  13. Ali-Kins | 5:14 am |  Vote: Add rating 13  Subtract rating 0  

    Can’t help thinking this would be more appropriate in British Columbia or WA state with their recent epidemic of human feet washing up on beaches

  14. Xerofset | 5:57 am |  Vote: Add rating 11  Subtract rating 0  

    Seems like Bigfoot is called Missing Foot in China

  15. Molly | 6:27 am |  Vote: Add rating 8  Subtract rating 0  

    Not only is it missing… It’s believed to be armed and dangerous!

  16. staplerman | 6:55 am |  Vote: Add rating 3  Subtract rating 1  

    that’s a song from the album “footloose”…

  17. Ted | 7:14 am |  Vote: Add rating 21  Subtract rating 0  

    I’m not a doctor but i’m 68% sure thats a hand.

  18. EricG | 7:20 am |  Vote: Add rating 5  Subtract rating 0  

    So this peak is only 5279 feet tall?

  19. Ghost08 | 7:47 am |  Vote: Add rating 1  Subtract rating 0  

    Thing asks for your help in locating his cousin

  20. Grifter | 8:15 am |  Vote: Add rating 2  Subtract rating 0  

    If you don’t find my foot, there’ll be heel to pay!

  21. Brian | 8:18 am |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 3  

    If found, please call Babu & Co, at 642 88 88

  22. Yogesh Damle | 8:18 am |  Vote: Add rating 4  Subtract rating 1  

    Cindrella ran tad too frantically!

  23. yjrs | 9:24 am |  Vote: Add rating 12  Subtract rating 0  

    “Help! I’ve missed my foot!”
    “Alright, I’ll lend a hand.”

  24. Ghost08 | 9:25 am |  Vote: Add rating 1  Subtract rating 0  

    i know that song–but im pretty sure the hand bone is not connected to the foot bone

  25. amy | 9:38 am |  Vote: Add rating 4  Subtract rating 0  

    “beware of missing foot….don’t worry you will be protected by the hand”

  26. Dude | 10:14 am |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 0  

    Missing Foot? Is he Big Foot’s long lost cousin or something?

  27. beechoak | 10:38 am |  Vote: Add rating 1  Subtract rating 0  

    A missing foot?!?? I suppose it just grew legs and walked away!

  28. David | 10:39 am |  Vote: Add rating 2  Subtract rating 0  

    And also be watch out for missing head, missing arms, and missing hands.

  29. beechoak | 10:39 am |  Vote: Add rating 1  Subtract rating 0  

    Try explaining THAT urban legend…

  30. BennyB | 10:49 am |  Vote: Add rating 2  Subtract rating 0  

    If find it, please talk to the hand.

  31. Xila | 12:35 pm |  Vote: Add rating 1  Subtract rating 0  

    Maybe they should hire a gum shoe to find it.

  32. tekleader | 2:07 pm |  Vote: Add rating 1  Subtract rating 0  

    Please find my foot! Shake a leg!

    Wait! Don’t! That’s how I lost it in the first place!

  33. goldcaddy | 2:25 pm |  Vote: Add rating 3  Subtract rating 0  

    please help Thing from the Addams family find his brother.

  34. Tasha | 3:04 pm |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 0  

    Big Foot had an accident!

  35. munchy365 | 5:49 pm |  Vote: Add rating 3  Subtract rating 0  

    Gather around, children. Today I’m going to tell you the story of THE DISEMBODIED FOOT!

  36. Pirka | 6:37 pm |  Vote: Add rating 1  Subtract rating 0  

    While you’re at it, maybe you could help me find my other hand…please?

  37. Alix | 7:54 pm |  Vote: Add rating 1  Subtract rating 0  

    If the foot approaches you, you can subdue it by grabbing its Achilles heel!

  38. Tan | 8:27 pm |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 0  

    LOL….

    I believe the problem here lies in the literal translation of 小心失足 means watch your step, or literally “be careful of missed step” (be careful of falling).

  39. amanak | 12:32 am |  Vote: Add rating 2  Subtract rating 0  

    Hope the below link helps the investigators in China,

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foot_binding

  40. Dominic Small | 4:58 am |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 0  

    A message to Paul McCartney…

  41. Ghost08 | 11:19 am |  Vote: Add rating 2  Subtract rating 0  

    if your happy and you know it clap your…uh
    if your happy and you know it stomp your…mmm
    oh forget it—it’s just not the same

  42. Someone | 12:20 pm |  Vote: Add rating 3  Subtract rating 0  

    After months of investigation, we figured it was a hand instead

  43. Stephan | 8:32 pm |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 2  

    Wanted: Dead or Alive!

  44. Wickywab | 8:50 am |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 2  

    The missing foot came from a monkey and will slap you silly!

  45. Atli Hafsteinsson | 5:05 pm |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 0  

    Bigfoot has connections around here…

  46. lolo | 6:57 pm |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 1  

    oh noes! i think i lost my foot.

  47. luis | 8:01 pm |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 1  

    Big Foot in China:
    Lost and Stranded

  48. chickenman | 7:42 am |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 0  

    SAW 6 – Because some things just can’t stay behind closed doors….

  49. Aryan | 10:03 am |  Vote: Add rating 1  Subtract rating 0  

    “Pffft…. Whatever, Beware of Missing foot, thats so du– AAAAAAAAHHHH”

  50. Rob | 7:37 am |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 2  

    eh, if anyone found my crazy unstoppable kicking foot , keep IT!!!!!
    as a reward…………..
    oh yea beware!!!!!!!!!

  51. Larissa | 5:27 pm |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 1  

    The foot may attack you at any time. Prepare for any battle you may have with it.

  52. Stephan | 9:07 pm |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 0  

    Last seen on foot! (sorry, I had to)

  53. Stephan | 9:08 pm |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 0  

    Wait, something is afoot here..

  54. Stephan | 9:11 pm |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 0  

    Umm… footloose? ^^

  55. jimmy | 12:26 am |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 1  

    Carefur! You feet is of the slippings!

  56. Heradrinovich | 4:05 am |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 1  

    I’m hungry,I will hunt for that delicious foot

  57. Trish | 6:53 pm |  Vote: Add rating 2  Subtract rating 0  

    Tonight on Cold Case Files..how a missing foot leads to a helping hand

  58. ella | 5:50 pm |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 2  

    I will maybe find that foot….. AND EAT IT!!! WEEWEE!

  59. Mr. Briggs | 6:27 pm |  Vote: Add rating 1  Subtract rating 1  

    Ah, I wondered why why there was a shoe in the middle of nowhere… now am I supposed to find a glove?

  60. anotherasian | 12:00 am |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 1  

    Yea rite, what size?

  61. Mandee | 10:47 am |  Vote: Add rating 1  Subtract rating 1  

    …cousin of Big Foot, but so angry he lost one foot up someone’s ass.

  62. JuanS | 8:57 am |  Vote: Add rating 1  Subtract rating 0  

    Foot, Bigfoot’s smaller slanty eyed cousin

  63. Possibly | 8:43 am |  Vote: Add rating 1  Subtract rating 1  

    I lost mine in the foothills of China.

  64. TheHeel | 8:58 pm |  Vote: Add rating 3  Subtract rating 0  

    It’s been toed away.

  65. Matthew Woo | 5:46 am |  Vote: Add rating 2  Subtract rating 0  

    i didn’t lose a foot, but lost a hand. Does that count?

  66. Anonymous | 1:38 pm |  Vote: Add rating 2  Subtract rating 0  

    Matches this hand here

  67. Emma | 3:50 pm |  Vote: Add rating 1  Subtract rating 0  

    Tan: so in English you could also say “be careful not to lose your footing”, which is what they were going for.

    But it wouldn’t be as funny if they all got it right would it?

  68. Tan | 12:56 pm |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 0  

    Yes, correct.

  69. Deebo | 10:04 pm |  Vote: Add rating 2  Subtract rating 0  

    Is it a chimpanzee or gorilla foot we looking for here?

  70. Sydney | 9:49 am |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 0  

    If found, please return the the asylum.

  71. Hikari | 4:06 am |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 0  

    And beware, you might find a pair

  72. foot-eater | 8:31 am |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 0  

    Another Chinese delicacy on top of chicken foot, duck foot, pork foot, goose foot and bear foot.

  73. katrina | 2:24 am |  Vote: Add rating 1  Subtract rating 0  

    you have now smelled DEFEET!!!

  74. Chris | 11:57 am |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 1  

    One in the hand is worth two in the foot.

  75. Chris | 11:58 am |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 1  

    This picture kicks ass! Oh wait…

  76. takineko | 9:13 pm |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 1  

    It bites.

  77. Yagurax | 4:27 am |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 1  

    It’s just a handy footnote..

  78. ShadowClone | 7:49 am |  Vote: Add rating 2  Subtract rating 1  

    I almost caught that missing foot, but I just missed him by inches…

  79. amenity | 5:28 am |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 2  

    The foot bone is connected to the, hand bone.

  80. Civious | 10:27 am |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 2  

    Lost by Skip aka Ilene (Chinese translation: Irene)

  81. charliegobang | 12:38 pm |  Vote: Add rating 2  Subtract rating 0  

    Missing Foot – perhaps less celebrated than his popular cousin, “Big”

  82. anony | 11:59 pm |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 1  

    Crouching Hand, Hidden Foot.

  83. Donny | 5:37 pm |  Vote: Add rating 3  Subtract rating 0  

    Foot missing?
    Then talk to the hand.

  84. Mandy | 2:13 am |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 1  

    i believe a toenails were the color of painted pink xD

  85. jacko1 | 6:06 am |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 1  

    “No wonder they can’t find it. They’re looking for a hand” that made me cry with laughter.

  86. Ichigo-chan | 4:08 pm |  Vote: Add rating 1  Subtract rating 0  

    Is this Chinese Twister?

  87. Steph | 1:21 pm |  Vote: Add rating 1  Subtract rating 1  

    We already found the hand, thanks!

  88. Carlo | 7:32 am |  Vote: Add rating 1  Subtract rating 0  

    Nice way to say: ‘don’t step in this mine field’

  89. Atli Hafsteinsson | 5:49 pm |  Vote: Add rating 1  Subtract rating 1  

    And talk to the hand.

  90. Sandor | 7:48 pm |  Vote: Add rating 3  Subtract rating 1  

    It looks like a hand so it must be a monkey foot. A magic monkey foot. That grants wishes.

  91. Swedish non-blonde | 2:35 pm |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 0  

    Hands hands hands everywhere I go…a foot would be a nice diversion.

  92. yoyo | 9:09 am |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 0  

    Now we know where they train shoe bombers.

  93. drumming_panda | 5:29 pm |  Vote: Add rating 1  Subtract rating 1  

    I thought Bigfoot didn’t exist.
    Oh, Wait! He’s just missing?

  94. Fede | 12:06 pm |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 1  

    Leprosy anyone?

  95. Stoikko | 4:37 pm |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 1  

    Thats where bigfoot got his feet!

  96. mdalsted | 1:36 pm |  Vote: Add rating 1  Subtract rating 1  

    Sandor said, “It looks like a hand so it must be a monkey foot. A magic monkey foot. That grants wishes.”

    Sounds like that one story by W. W. Jacobs, “The Monkey’s Paw”.

  97. mdalsted | 2:02 pm |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 1  

    Oh, crap! The Monkey’s Paw returns!

  98. Alissa | 1:28 pm |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 1  

    Must belong to a monkey

  99. elle | 4:49 pm |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 1  

    high5!

  100. chieromancer | 12:46 pm |  Vote: Add rating 2  Subtract rating 0  

    He won’t get far on foot!

  101. didge | 5:54 pm |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 2  

    No, it’s not missing. I found it in a can of whoop a$$ . . . wait, that means CHINA IS CANNING FEET!

  102. Bluebird | 5:39 pm |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 0  

    not enough room on the sign for the last 6 letters..BRIDGE

  103. iM CRAZY!! | 4:24 pm |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 1  

    im scared….. :[

  104. SusieQ | 7:57 pm |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 1  

    Yeti knew it was’t his hand but, his foot that was missing.

  105. FatKenney | 4:45 pm |  Vote: Add rating 1  Subtract rating 0  

    And THAT, kids, is why we keep our hands and feet inside the ride at all times.

  106. Lala | 1:08 am |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 2  

    dont worry larrr,i use a BIG-BIG FOOT….!!!!!!!!!!!

  107. Shannon Enns | 12:49 pm |  Vote: Add rating 2  Subtract rating 0  

    If you have lost a foot, please go to Vancouver, BC to claim it. Be prepared to identify your lost foot [size, R/L, etc], and explain how it came to be separated from your body!

  108. Steven | 10:23 am |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 3  

    Everyone who dares to cross this sacred Indian ground, shall be punished by Chief Missing Foot.

  109. Steven Arwinkle | 10:34 am |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 1  

    Wait……shouldnt big FOOT be called big FEET?? cause right now in thinking about a lopsided bear……

  110. steve wong | 8:16 am |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 1  

    …but you can chill out when the foot comes back??

  111. Jeff | 8:55 pm |  Vote: Add rating 1  Subtract rating 0  

    This if one of my favorites.
    It’s as if it’s warning us about the dangers of the missing foot, but for some reason, the picture of what we’re supposed to beware of is a hand.

  112. Mandy | 12:50 am |  Vote: Add rating 1  Subtract rating 1  

    They don’t KNOW where they’re coming from. They haven’t found any two that matched.

  113. Dermot | 10:01 am |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 2  

    MISSING FOOT-FIVE!!! YEAH

  114. mydoctor93 | 5:38 pm |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 1  

    Well, it does make sense when translated literally in Korean…

  115. Danny | 7:44 am |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 1  

    Otherwise, you do not expect the static, or you must die! Or claim. Tuesday. Tuesday. I was firin I Glaser! Ø

  116. loserbeep | 2:11 am |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 1  

    NOOO!!! Why me?!? The foot that is disguised as a hand could attack from anywhere!!!!

  117. takatomon | 11:46 am |  Vote: Add rating 1  Subtract rating 3  

    5! 5 dollar foot long!
    —————————————————————–
    or we then to you do this for punish of tresspass
    —————————————————————–
    tours cost an arm & a leg here
    —————————————————————–
    i lost a foot, can someone give me a hand?
    —————————————————————–
    can you read chinese? nope, i’m stumped
    ——————————————————————
    the plural of foot is FEET!
    —————————————————————–
    parts is parts
    —————————————————————–
    campus of study anatummy
    —————————————————————–

  118. susanne | 2:56 am |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 1  

    It’s always in the last place you look.

  119. jorge | 12:29 pm |  Vote: Add rating 2  Subtract rating 0  

    You get a high-five when you find it

  120. iLock | 10:33 pm |  Vote: Add rating 2  Subtract rating 0  

    A sign warning of a missing foot: that’s handy.

  121. Carolyn Gaylord | 3:17 pm |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 0  

    I have some odd socks for the lost foot. You know those that are left after laundry and the mate never shows up.

  122. Omega | 4:12 pm |  Vote: Add rating 1  Subtract rating 0  

    Shredder will be so upset if the turtles find this foot first …

  123. maurice | 12:52 am |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 0  

    Who needs Sanford?

  124. Nick | 3:05 am |  Vote: Add rating 3  Subtract rating 0  

    I wondered where all those feet that washed up on our beaches came from

  125. Biff the Understudy | 11:41 am |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 1  

    Nasty things, missing foot bites.

  126. Interestingly Caption | 1:44 pm |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 1  

    It may be disguised as a hand.

  127. Certainly not an english speaker | 3:07 pm |  Vote: Add rating 1  Subtract rating 0  

    I wonder what kind of place China would be if all those chinglish translations happened to turn out literal. Creepy.

  128. RocketCat | 8:24 am |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 0  

    Don’t lose your head

  129. Seventy2rd o clock | 11:22 pm |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 0  

    It’s typical for a fast foot to go.

  130. Seventy2rd o clock | 5:04 pm |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 0  

    BIG FOOT IS WATCHING YOU

  131. […] Chinese characters on the sign in question, found by someone while hiking in China and posted at engrish.com, don’t say anything directly about feet. Part of the problem is that which is universal to all […]

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