I recently sent a photograph of a menu over to Victor Mair, who commented on it for Language Log. It’s about how the famous Tiě Guānyīn 铁观音 (Iron Avalokiteśvara) variety […]
After a long day of classes at Fudan University, I came home to find a flyer hanging in a baggie on my door. Its intermixing of Chinese characters, pinyin, and […]
At Language Log, Victor Mair answers another one of my questions on Chinese linguistics, this one about an advertisement combining Mandarin and Cantonese. Check out the post here.
On Language Log, Victor Mair addressed a question I had about the difference between tiānxià 天下 and shìjiè 世界, as seen in a poster asking the question “天下無賊的世界?” (“A ‘World […]