It is the most widely spoken language on Earth and has produced some of the most wonderful literature known to man.
But for non-native speakers, the English language's inconsistencies in spelling and grammar mean that it is often frustratingly difficult to make yourself understood.
Found on everything from poorly translated signs and menus to bizarrely worded adverts and strange t-shirt slogans the mis-use of English can be found everywhere.
Scroll down to see the latest collection of amusingly 'creative' English from around the world.
Salad days: The mayonnaise will do wonders for the softness of your clothes
Mr Friendly: A cheery warning to just stay away, ok?
Home cooking: Mmmm, you can't beat the flavour of charred flesh in a biscuit
Safety first: Just make sure your child's body is kept away from the pointy end
Honest: A worrying warning at this Chinese supermarket
Take the plunge: A step-by-step guide to drowning - how handy
Dangerous work: They get through painters and decorators at a terrifying rate in this part of the world
Patience: And who knows when they're going to start building tomorrow?
Animal cruelty: In fact maybe it would be best just to leave the animal alone altogether?
Don't feed the cleaners: Every precaution is taken to keep the window cleaners safe... and hungry
Don't jump: Take one more step and I'll turn over, I swear
Clean and happy: Bathtime is always fun in Japan
Dead set: Another hero falls by the waysideMore examples can be found at www.engrish.com.