Daily Archives: November 23, 2008

Slitty eyes and buck teeth? It must be China

  By Brendan O’Neill. Bit outdated, but readable.

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Da color of da skin

Born 1/11/1984 in Corvallis, Oregon, 6’6″ (1.98m) and 265 lb (120 kg) .. an American football tight end Boss just scored a TD .. ok, for you intellectuals and aristocrats, it’s touch down = home run in baseball .. did … Continue reading

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The good US of A

  Xiaoping came back from Shanghai this past summer and told me, “New York food is inedible.” Shanghai is that good? She smiled and said .. yes. My last visit to Shanghai was 1985 and stayed at Jinjiang Fandian 锦江饭店 … Continue reading

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My first English lesson

My primary school started English lesson early on, in fifth grade (not during the 带帽中学 period?), once a week. It was a gusty move – our principal acted alone.  That’s before emperor Mao died. English teachers were in short supply, we ended up … Continue reading

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