The whole world thinks that every Chinese is a born philosopher. I think it all started from waiting for boiled water to cool down.
Too much, really, man! I got my Ph.D. in Computer Science in Singapore and then worked full-time in China. Now, I have lived in China for more than two years. I"m sure there are many interesting facts about China.
I love China. I love living in China. Here is a list of quick facts about China, in no particular order:
A、Chinese language, Mandarin, is arguably the most difficult language to learn. According to a research by the US government, it requires 2200 class hours of studies to achieve a basic fluency in Mandarin. 700 hours for French and Spanish.There are over 50,000 characters in Chinese language, although a comprehensive modern dictionary will list only over 20, 000 in use.
B、It is also claimed that nearly 30/35 million Chinese still live in caves and enjoy it.
D、Chinese daughters usually choose to cry when they get married, because they think that this can express their love for the original family. Hahaha, my colleagues pretend to cry when they get married, and then smile secretly!
I am a Canadian. In 2009, I followed my husband to his hometown Chengdu. There, For the first time, I felt the cognitive gap between myself and my husband!
All by chance, when we were eating at home, the TV News reported that a drug dealer from Britain had been sentenced to death. There is no doubt that this news is shocking to me. You know, in Canada, I have never heard of drug trafficking!