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Say What??–“Beauty Salon”

Would you visit a Beauty Salon if it stared at you in a beady-eyed fashion? Ok, so there’s nothing beady-eyed about this particular salon in the sleepy Laotian capital, Vientiane. But they did spell “Beauty” in such a way that it certainly sounds an awful lot like “beady” to me! Unless of course they were […]

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Say What??–“Walk Your Bike”

All those stories you’ve heard are true. The Chinese sure do love their bycicles as a means of getting around town. That’s not to say that they don’t have a plethora of two-wheeled motorbikes clogging the bike lanes, but the pedal powered versions have a formidable force! The downside to these two-wheeled forms of transit […]

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Say What??: “Sound Advice”

China just loves to dole out advice on all sorts of matters (though whether people actually follow said advice is another story entirely). Earlier, we saw some of their lovely shopping tips being handed out to visitors to one of their UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Yunnan town of Lijiang. Today’s “Say What??” also comes […]

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Say What??

One of the true joys of traveling in a foreign country are those English signs that kind of make you say, “What??” You know the type…things that really don’t make a whole lot of sense in English or even some that do, but make you chuckle. A lot has been written about these signs lately, […]

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