The following sign appears on a vending machine that provides free condoms at a maternity hospital in Beijing:
Here's what the sign actually says:
mi?nfèi bìyùnyàojù zìdòng f?fàng[j?]
("automatic free contraceptive dispens[er]")
bìyùntào huòdé CCC rènzhèng
("condoms have received CCC certification")
Two things puzzled me about this poster.
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