Social media has slammed the founders of The Mahjong Line for removing traditional Chinese numbers and symbols typically found on the tiles of the game. Photo: The Mahjong Line Social media has slammed the founders of The Mahjong Line for removing traditional Chinese numbers and symbols typically found on the tiles of the game. Photo: The Mahjong Line
Social media has slammed the founders of The Mahjong Line for removing traditional Chinese numbers and symbols typically found on the tiles of the game. Photo: The Mahjong Line

US mahjong set maker accused of cultural appropriation apologises for mahjong set stripped of Chinese numbers and symbols, saying ‘We are deeply sorry’

  • Dallas, Texas-based The Mahjong Line this week issued an apology after its redesigned version of the game came under fire
  • Social media users slammed the company for removing the usual Chinese numbers and symbols and replacing them with bars of soap, cherries and flour

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Social media has slammed the founders of The Mahjong Line for removing traditional Chinese numbers and symbols typically found on the tiles of the game. Photo: The Mahjong Line Social media has slammed the founders of The Mahjong Line for removing traditional Chinese numbers and symbols typically found on the tiles of the game. Photo: The Mahjong Line
Social media has slammed the founders of The Mahjong Line for removing traditional Chinese numbers and symbols typically found on the tiles of the game. Photo: The Mahjong Line
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