‘A Deer With a Long Neck’

The word for ‘giraffe’ in Chinese is literally translated as ‘long-neck deer’.

When my father told me this, I thought about one thing:

I wish that my father spend time with me starting as an infant to tell me all the Chinese proverbs he knew and the wonders of the Chinese language, particularly his native Cantonese, which I can get only details of when it’s spoken on the streets, and only a…

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Author of ‘A Girl All Alone Somewhere in the World’, ‘Confessions and Thoughts of a Girl in Turkey’, ‘From Just a Girl Grown Up in America’. (Amazon.com)

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Author of ‘A Girl All Alone Somewhere in the World’, ‘Confessions and Thoughts of a Girl in Turkey’, ‘From Just a Girl Grown Up in America’. (Amazon.com)

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