English-language novels on sale at the Hong Kong Book Fair last year. Over the years, there has been no lack of commentary on the falling standards of English in Hong Kong. Photo: Sam Tsang

In defence of Chinglish: a cultural glue in Hong Kong and as valuable as English to the city

William Pang says the version of Cantonese-laced English unique to Hong Kong is an inseparable part of everyday communication here, used by CEOs and street vendors alike. It should not be sacrificed in the name of learning proper English

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English-language novels on sale at the Hong Kong Book Fair last year. Over the years, there has been no lack of commentary on the falling standards of English in Hong Kong. Photo: Sam Tsang
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