CHARACTER WITNESS….What’s the difference between “Zhonghua” and “Zhongguo”? Answer: the first one means that Taiwan shows up for the Beijing Olympics, and the second one means it doesn’t. Beijing’s fascinating game of linguistic chicken is explained here.
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