😃Did you know 4 is an unlucky number in many Asian countries – especially those with #linguistic influence from #China. This is because 4 has a similar pronunciation as the word ‘death’.
You can see this #hotel in South Korea skipped putting in a 4th floor! 😅.
This is my face about 90% of the time while living abroad 😜
Dictionaries? ✅ (4)
Maps? ✅ (2)
Chinese App? ✅ (6 and counting)
Students Phone Numbers for Emergencies? ✅
Sadness, #Chinese still is Such a complex #language! Even after 4 years!
This is why #Chinese is so confusing for the #waijiao (foreigners) – the same character can mean cloudy, moon, feminine, a last name, or genitalia 😂
Big announcement folks – the #magic is real! It all starts with a bathroom phone at the #Hilton in central #china
Just dial 0 and a whole new world opens! Not sure if it works for all phones or just this one. . . But ladies and gentlemen the truth is out. Magic is just one phone call away!
Somehow my order for one soda (yi kele zhong) and two coffees (er cafe) became one soda, two coffees, and three lemon teas (san limon cha). 😓 There’s only two of us at the table. 😜 Guess it’s time to drink up!🍻