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Tacoma man in Qingdao

To the casual visitor, life in China feels intense — not relaxed by any stretch of the imagination. Taxis and cars drive at erratic rates. Smog pours from smokestacks positioned next to architecturally stunning skyscrapers. Millions of people occupy every nook and cranny. The Man tries to hold you down

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Tacoma man in Qingdao

To the casual visitor, life in China feels intense — not relaxed by any stretch of the imagination. Taxis and cars drive at erratic rates. Smog pours from smokestacks positioned next to architecturally stunning skyscrapers. Millions of people occupy every nook and cranny. The Man tries to hold you down

Peasants unite!

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Peasants unite!

The age-old English idiom “eating high on the hog” meant for British elite the so-called “good fortune” to eat the fancy, more marketable cuts of animals, leaving the rest of the carcass to the lowly, poor people barely scratching out a living. Like Rolls Royce trumps Kia today, back then,

Peasants unite!

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Peasants unite!

The age-old English idiom “eating high on the hog” meant for British elite the so-called “good fortune” to eat the fancy, more marketable cuts of animals, leaving the rest of the carcass to the lowly, poor people barely scratching out a living. Like Rolls Royce trumps Kia today, back then,

Choice Chinese?

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Choice Chinese?

A typical meal for a Qing Dynasty Chinese emperor consisted of eight main dishes, four side dishes, two or three hot soups, hotpots, and plenty of steamed buns, rice and cakes. Ask me, you don’t have enough Weight Watcher points to eat like that here — especially our fatty, uninspired

Choice Chinese?

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Choice Chinese?

A typical meal for a Qing Dynasty Chinese emperor consisted of eight main dishes, four side dishes, two or three hot soups, hotpots, and plenty of steamed buns, rice and cakes. Ask me, you don’t have enough Weight Watcher points to eat like that here — especially our fatty, uninspired American

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