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Date: December 20th, 2007

Mistletoe…is really a parasitic killer…

20 December, 2007 (23:53) | Geek | No comments

While doing some research on how to carry out a Christmas lesson tomorrow for my English class - I look at a vocabulary sheet, on there is the definition of Mistletoe, the part that sticks out is that it is a “parasitic plant”. That just doesn’t sound very pleasant , doing a […]

When a “Five Days Off” is really one day off

20 December, 2007 (22:00) | China, Details | No comments

China is a bit of a weird place when it comes to national vacations/days off…
Besides me totally not expecting they celebrate the solar calendar new year (January 1st) - and scheduling several days of exams during this time (including Christmas day). It really threw me off that they take 5 days off for this […]

In case you were wondering what would flag the censors in China…

20 December, 2007 (18:12) | China, Geek | 1 comment

In case you were wondering what would flag the Censors here in China as far as what is posted on blogs & forums on Servers in China, below is a list compiled by the Washington post … Luckily this site is hosted on a Server thats probably in India - Hopefully my site doesn’t […]