Engrish In Korea – Why So Much (Incorrect) English on Korean Signs?

Why are there so many signs in Korea that are written in broken English?

Not many people from Korea speak English, yet you can see so many signs and product names written in (often incorrect) English. If they are going through the trouble of looking up words and designing their permanent signboards with them, why not proofread them? That’s because most signs in English are NOT for actual English speakers. Hyunwoo explains what that means.

Engrish In Korea – Why So Much (Incorrect) English on Korean Signs?