Chinese-Style Measure Words In English...
I can think of only two instances where I have heard Chinese-style Measure Words...
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"Oriental" Is A Good Word.
I understand the word "Oriental" to mean East Asians, but not Indonesians, and maybe...
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Chinese Burns?
Why are Chinese Burns called Chinese Burns?
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"Breeding Out"
Recently in the state of NSW, here in Australia we had another of those "Amercian...
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Interpretation Of A Sentence
The following sentence is from a monograph on Chinese writing: 'If one were to label...
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The Four Seasons
What are the definitions of the four seasons? Why do we say that the equinoxes and...
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Oriental Vs. Asian
Was wondering in North American culturure I always thought it was PC not to refer...
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Sword?
I know the correct pronunciation of sword. I also know that at least some blacks...
A Wrong Sentence?
We have been knowing each other since high school. Is this sentence gramatically...
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FW: "The North Korean Skip Press?"
Kim Jong Il on Cinema: Another Book Report by Merrill Markoe [link] b 27642.html...
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Up Close And Personal
Hi, there, Can anybody tell me what "up close and personal" means? I couldn't find...
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Strange Usage Of Prepositions
From this week's Newsweek: 1. Arab societies outght to at least consider *at* the...
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Tidal Wave Vs. Tsunami, Followup.
I chnaged the station but ABC news, in its intoductory 20 seconds, referred to a...
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How Many Pronouns For ' You'?
Hi, I was going through the works of Shakespeare and I found something weird(maybe...
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Comprehensive List Of Allophones Of All...
Hi everybody, In one of my classes, I am doing a contrastive analysis between English...
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Treat Someone With Western China?
Hi If people treat someone very carefully for whatever reason--say the person is...
What Does This Word Means?
Hello, Nice to meet you!! I am Japanese and I live in Japan now,so I understand English...
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Baby's Crying Sound?
How does a baby cry in English, typically when they are first brought to the world...
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Union Jacked?
Team USA was defeated by team Korean in the World Baseball Classic. The news title...
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PLAY Or DO Sport?
I have a problem with the expressions "play" and "do" when it comes to sport. The...
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