Tour Step in China

Wok-ing into an English language sign



Chinese sign - Mind Your Step

When you need to “Mind Your Step” in China

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Glass: Chinese marijuana - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

Silence is safer than speech. - Epictetus

Language is a virus from outer space. - William S Burroughs

Nothing you can't spell will ever work. - Will Rogers

Music is the universal language of mankind. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Tears at times have all the weight of speech. - Ovid

A story is told as much by silence as by speech. - Susan Griffin

Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines. - Robert H Schuller

Ratify: To use a spell and turn a person into a rodent - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

We need a president who's fluent in at least one language. - Buck Henry

You're not a star until they can spell your name in Karachi. - Humphrey Bogart

I look like I'm Chinese or Thai or Japanese - very different. - Mary Kom

Laughter is, after speech, the chief thing that holds society together. - Max Eastman

I don't care what you say about me. Just be sure to spell my name wrong. - Barbra Streisand

The most beautiful words in the English language are "cheque enclosed". - Dorothy Parker

If you cannot understand me in my speech, how can you understand me in my silence? - Ravi Zacharias

The language of the law must not be foreign to the ears of those who are to obey it. - Learned hand

Nostalgia is like a grammar lesson: you find the present tense, but the past perfect. - Owens L. Pomeroy

A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous. - Ingrid Bergman

At no time is freedom of speech more precious than when a man hits his thumb with a hammer. - Marshall Lumsden

I never made a mistake in grammar but once in my life, and as soon as I done it. I seen it. - Carl Sandburg

A person's name is, to that person, the sweetest, most important sound in any language. - Dale Carnegie

German is the most extravagantly ugly language - it sounds like someone using a sick bag on a 747. - Willy Rushton

My big focus is China and OPEC and all of these countries that are just absolutely destroying the United States. - Donald Trump

To suppress free speech is a double wrong. It violates the rights of the hearer as well as those of the speaker. - Frederick Douglass

Just because I have rice on my clothes doesn't mean I've been to a wedding. A Chinese man threw up on me. - Phyllis Diller

Already, companies that speak in the language of the pitch, the dog-and-pony show, are no longer speaking to anyone. - Unknown

The longest word in the English language is the one following the phrase, "And now a word from our sponsor." - Hal Eaton

Morals are an acquirement - like music, like a foreign language, like piety, poker, paralysis - no man is born with them. - Mark Twain

He respects Owl, because you can't help respecting anybody who can spell TUESDAY, even if he doesn't spell it right. - A. A. Milne

An organization's ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage. - Jack Welch

The nine most terrifying words in the English language are,
"I'm from the government and I'm here to help." - Ronald Reagan

One of the signs of passing youth is the birth of a sense of fellowship with other human beings as we take our place among them. - Virginia Woolf

The symbolic language of the crucifixion is the death of the old paradigm; resurrection is a leap into a whole new way of thinking. - Deepak Chopra

Always try to use the language so as to make quite clear what you mean and make sure your sentence couldn't mean anything else. - C S Lewis

"I am" is reportedly the shortest sentence in the English language. Could it be that "I do" is the longest sentence? - George Carlin

Heard about the young deaf boy who used sign language?
One day he told his mother a dirty joke and she washed his hands out with soap. - Red Skelton

Music is a language that doesn't speak in particular words. It speaks in emotions, and if it's in the bones, it's in the bones. - Keith Richards

I deal with foreign countries. I made a lot of money dealing against China. I've made a lot of money dealing against many other countries. - Donald Trump

When written in Chinese, the word "crisis" is composed of two characters. One represents danger, and the other represents opportunity. - John F Kennedy


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