Last weekend we were in Mui Jau (梅州）which, although it’s in Guangdong province, bears the dubious distinction of being completely Mando speaking. People told me it was because it was a Hakka stronghold, but I don’t know. With the above poster in force, perhaps it was the first poster success child for the Chinese government’s systematic eradication of Cantonese?
It says: Speak Mandarin
Write Standard Characters
Use Civilised Language
Be a Civilised Person
“Civilised”? I think not! How dare they.