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Having “Fun”

Fun is one word with as many definitions as there are people you ask. And in Chinese it has yet another definition: rice. One Chinese character for rice bears the likeness of a sheaf of grain and is pronounced as “me” in English. The second character, 飯, often following the first, is pronounced very similarly […]

I Like Mike!

From a glance at the Republican hopefuls for the 2008 primaries, there are obviously two distinct categories: nominal and conservative. Ironically, the three frontrunners of the Republican ticket, Giuliani, McCain, and Romney, comprise the first category. During the 1970’s Giuliani switched from Democrat to Independent to Republican yet still holds to the same Democratic views […]