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13 October 2009



How true indeed. We suffer from this in this part of the world as well. Even in different languages and worse still when you include the chinese dialects!! Boy!! how easy to get it wrong!!


Sai Kung has a street called Fuk Man Road. Chinese never seem to notice that this can seem odd - after all, it's pronounced more like "Fook" and they're looking at the Chinese character on the sign, not the English. Of course, once you point it out ....

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