Re: semiOT: intriguing Chinese "Jews"
|From:||Douglas Koller, Latin & French <latinfrench@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, February 25, 2004, 14:25|
Mister Sinister registers:
>Kou quotes me quotin' me Mumzie & writes:
> >I'm being petty here, but "Kaifeng" de "feng" is not "wind" but
>>"seal" (as in "hermetic seal", not the animal).
> Thanx for mentionin' that. My Shao Long Tong friends online also
>corrected this... or rather flooded me
Again, I was being petty, but as the famed enclave of Chinese Jewry,
I felt it merited proper writing (conservative English grammarians
will writhe in agony over that sentence). Sorry for adding to the
deluge. I had no idea it was that far north -- I was picturing Anhui,
Jiangsu action. But no, northeast Henan. Who knew?