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Re: USAGE: Yet another try at Pinyin-compatible tonal spelling for Mandarin

From:J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...>
Date:Saturday, September 22, 2001, 5:44
In a message dated 20.09.2001 01:13:42 PM, latinfrench@SAGESCHOOL.ORG writes:

><SNiP> it's a drag to buy what >looks to be a cool new dictionary or reference only to find that the >compilers have devised their own "improved" system. "Oh great {sigh}, >*another* romanization to tackle." And then there's Taiwan. Don't get >me started, don't even get me started.
ROTFLMAO why not, why not, lah? I sometime swear most Taiwanese are uptight neurotic at least, wacked-out schizo at most... might be the truly twisted cultural and political history they have in combination with all the pollution and the basic nastiness of their corrupt city planning and land development... seems to make trendoid Hong Kongers & anal-retentive Singaporeans look like pretty good specimens of health... ::scampers off gigglin' 'fore he says more:: czHANg, suddenly frikkin' proud to be a Longtimin' California Chinaman