Long-Lost Cousin Bi

See the resemblance?

I don’t know if it’s because people in China tend to be so openly curious, but I find myself engaged in at least one unusual conversation per day here. Today, while buying mini-chopsticks for the kids, the shop owner decided to examine my notes and then declared to the cashier, “That’s not English. Probably Russian.” And it’s true, my handwriting doesn’t really resemble English.  In fact, it doesn’t resemble any language at all. So I could see how she had come to the conclusion.

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