Gone south?

2008-04-08 10:52

What does this quote describing a basketball game – "Our offense has gone south completely in the second half" – mean?

Don't turn ritual into a farce

2008-04-07 13:51

One of the duties of local governments is to spruce up a place's image to attract tourism or investment. But rituals should not be exploited. A ritual overused, over-dramatized or over-commercialized turns into a farce.

A reaction to ideological pressure

2008-04-03 15:06

The reappearance of the slogan "Down with imperialism" may not be the main concern of...

“假小子”怎么说

2008-04-01 13:50

Pierce has always been interested in women dressed as men, because, she says, that's how she grew up...

Variety in name not a bad thing

2008-03-31 11:54

What's in a name? More specifically, what's in the spelling of a place name?

How a crazy monk led me to enlightenment

2008-03-31 11:47

China's four classic novels - A Dream of Red Mansions, Journey to the West, Romance of the Three...

“尾巴摇狗”会怎样?

2008-03-28 10:28

"No player is above the team. You run into a lot of problems when the tail wags the dog."

A response to readers' comments

2008-03-27 15:28

My sincere thanks go to them all, whether proponents or opponents, whose remarks enlightened me in different...

美人痣?风景区?

2008-03-27 14:56

“风景区”这一公示语有着多个不同的译文,分别是scenic area, scenic spot, zhongshanling, beauty spot, national park。

Water cooler

2008-03-25 11:45

What does this sentence – Now, these are not events that will create crowds at water coolers – mean?

'Jianti' and 'fanti' are equally good

2008-03-24 14:58

At the recent powwow of the nation's top advisory body, some cultural elites proposed to add the teaching of fanti...

Proof, as suffix

2008-03-21 13:47

"Mom, you should put some of your things away. Baby proof this house"...

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