Monday, August 07, 2006


You know when you've been in the South too long... when you notice yourself distinguishing between 'four' and 'ten' by the tone rather than by the initial phoneme.


At Aug 20, 2006, 2:29:00 PM, Blogger Brendan said:

Hey, in Chengdu they actually flip the tones, so "ten" is 'si4' and "four" is 'si2.' Led to all kinds of hilarity.


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