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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? Kou