Happy Chinese New Year.

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  1. Drifterwood

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    Gung Hay Fat Choy!
     
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    Cool, this is usually a good time to go out to Chinese restaurants and ask for whatever the chef made for himself. Sometimes it looks funny to my western eyes, but I have never been disappointed by the taste.
     
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    Of course, a pedant (I'll go against type and step into the rôle for the purposes of this post) might choose to wish you a "Happy Lunar New Year", rather than a specifically 'Chinese' one. :rolleyes:

    To which end, a happy multilingual Chúc mừng năm mới song to thee, oh Ox-like one. :wink:
     
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    Actually, make that Kung hei fat choi! I'm a simple gweilo afterall. :wink:
     
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    And Happy Chinese New Year to all of you. :)
     
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    Gong Hay Fa Choy
    Happy New Year
     
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    Kung Hei Fat Choy.

    Funnily .. i attended the main meal day with my Chinese relatives the other day (Main day of the two weeks)
    They are 2nd/3rd Generation Chinese..but .. not one mentioned the above..Traditional greeting
    I asked for fychees for the meal..they all laffed and said...aaaahhh CHOPSTICKS
    There wre a couple of other insts where i was reliving/practicing my Chinese on them>> theyre intent on only speaking the english...aahhh modern times..talk about adapting to there adopted country
    Was hoping they would give me a little red envelope (with a reasonable amount of $ in it-but that never happened either).would have amounted to a lot of $ for me...haha joking'
    enz
    -yet another sidenote-
    The banquet they had on was Roast Duck Roast Pork Chicken etc etc..more dishes = much better = more wealth etc etc (they had about 12 diff dishes)..very important to show yr wealth..
    AFTER the meal i reminded them that when i was in China..the 2nd Generation (my nephews/nieces) were 20/16/13/11/8 etc..vanyway..older brother hopped on his bike..spent a whole day riding to a village to purchase a d.g for our banquet..cheaper/leaner/better taste
    The greens we had were my fave..a sort of water cress type vegetable..growing quite readily in the sewage ponds that every village had for there liquid manures..
    LOVELY..and we are all still alive to prove it did not affect us ..? ha
    enz
    KUNG HEI FAT CHOY
     
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    Mmhmm. Happy New Year.
     
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