Re: "Usefull languages"
|From:||Clint Jackson Baker <litrex1@...>|
|Date:||Friday, February 15, 2002, 21:03|
Okay, so may I at least be foolhardy enough to ask
what *is* the Chinese English speaking contest?
--- J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...> wrote:
> In a message dated 2002.02.14 11.53.51 AM, Kou
> >The Chinese do have their own peculiar form of hell
> on earth, though;
> >it's called an English speech contest. Should you
> ever be asked to
> >judge, run, don't walk, away.
> ROTFLMAOSHIH *GaSP!* ~ouchies~
> Run screaming, I must add.
> I have had the absolutely miserable misfortune
> of being coerced into such
> a contest in a family reunion (the infamous Wong
> side of the family) in which
> there was no possible escape at all for any of the
> truly fluent English
> speakers (mostly the Sino-British Changs, the more
> Americanized Wongs & the
> poor, bewildered "round-eyes" who had the
> foolhardiness to be married into
> the Wong family).
> It's mindboggling how much liquor and beer was
> consumed that day and
> night (about US$3,700 worth amongst about 25-30
> people... & most of it was
> consumed by the English speakers).
> Avatar of Sun WuKong, a.k.a. "Monkey," a.k.a.
> "TricksterGod of the Han
> ~ om hung hanumatay rudratmakai hung phat ~
> - mantra to Hanuman the Hindu Monkey
> Hail to thee TricksterGods! IO THEE
> ~ thee Tru Pries ov Existenz iz Ætern'l
> Warfær & Creativ Playf'llniz~
> - § - by hook or by
> crook - § -
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