MandMx Twitter Tweets of the Week for 2010-12-07

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  • How come a story about a Chinese kid getting stuck in a washing machine gets world wide viewers? Sometimes I don’t get the internet. #
  • #feelgood10 Chinese dumplings, son, wife, brother, Peet’s Coffee, Sam Adams, Red Sox, cartooning, Chinese characters, movies. #
  • HEADLINE: “Chinese vice premier meets Chairman of UPS” This is when “WHAT CAN RED DO FOR YOU?” meets “WHAT CAN BROWN DO FOR YOU?” #
  • “A phrase book with hand gestures will do in the absence of an 11-language e-translator on your next trip to China.” -SETH KUGEL NYT #
  • The best use for Chinese gov’t $ is to pay for long vacations for US workers. There is no reason for us to be upset. -Dean Baker UK GUARDIAN #
  • At breakfast this morning I cut a banana for my 2.9 y/o. He looked at the knife and said in Chinese, “这是刀,很危险! This is a knife, dangerous.” #
  • We give the Chinese pieces of paper and they give us goods. It may seem like a pretty good deal for the US. -John Lott http://ht.ly/3i9qZ #
  • In the end, China may remain formally united, but its power distributed among its regions, like before Mao. -Jeff Lukens http://ht.ly/3ib3S #
  • RT @jennygao: Snacking Chengdu: 20 legendary Chengdu snacks and where to find them. http://bit.ly/hxpaNa #sichuan Seriously mouth watering! #
  • Explain the logic of a 24 y/o Chinese girl who’s already famous for her looks getting facial bone grinding surgery. I’ll never get women. #
  • “Thanks to its 1 Child policy to control its population, China is going to age fast over the next few years, unlike India.” -Peter Day BBC #
  • Western Movies In Chinese Translation: http://bit.ly/hRWKme #Chinesecomics #
  • Our little 2.9y/o’s tummy hurts. After we ate a bit of lunch he was ok. He said in weird Chinese: “肚子走了. Tummy left.” I guess he’s ok. #
  • Got an HP All in 1 Officejet from @newegg 1 print cartridge made in Singapore, other Malaysia. Directions printed in China. BUT NO USB!? #
  • RT @sweetmandarin: “Christmas at Sweet Mandarin” http://youtu.be/fzP9IT8VIYI?a Looks like an amazing restaurant! Added to my bucket list! #
  • I’ve read that China has tainted baby formula. Tainted drywall. Tainted toys. Now Tainted blood? What isn’t tainted? Come on China!? #
  • “China is not a belligerent country. We can be friends. It’s North Korea that’s crazy. Let’s team up and get rid of it.” -William Tucker #
  • Big NEWS! China passenger train hits 300+ miles an hour! Unfortunately passengers complained that there was no hot water for their noodles. #
  • News You Can’t Use: In Baoding, China’s Hebei Province, they just found a cow that has a horn in his head. The “Unicorn Cow” is a cash cow! #
  • “China announces new crackdown on product piracy” This will be as effective as a Romulan Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Policy in StarFleet Academy. #
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  • Myself and our 2.9 y/o took a walk outside and saw many birds on telephone wires. He told me in Chinese, “小鸟看车车。 Birds are watching cars.” #
  • Keyboard Drool: Asian Dumpling Tips http://www.asiandumplingtips.com/ @aqnguyen Seriously, I’m getting hungry and I’ve already eaten! #
  • SITES I FIND: The Choons. A Singapore couple living in Shanghai with their cute-as-can-be little girl. http://ht.ly/3jOVD Great site! #
  • DILEMMA: Chinese American violinist Lynn Chang asked to play for Liu Xiaobo’s Nobel Prize ceremony. But violinist still has family in China. #
  • When I grow up I want to become a geologist and then get detained in China for looking at rocks, uh I mean state secrets. #
  • “We’re intent on reaching consumers wherever they want great coffee.” -Troy Alstead Starbucks CFO. More Expansion: China. http://ht.ly/3jUSH #
  • Seeds You Plant Today: http://bit.ly/fxWtKR #Chinesecomics #
  • News We Already Knew: WikiLeaks reveals that Chinese government ordered Google Hacks. Ho hum. nothing to see here. **YAWN** #
  • Can’t wait to see the #wikileaks movie in a couple years. Most likely the script will be leaked and I’ll watch the Chinese pirated DVD! #
  • “US high-rise market is pretty much dead. For us, China in the next 10 to 15 years is going to be a huge market.” -Dan Winey, architect #
  • “You can do a lot more experimentation in China. You can do things here that you can’t do anywhere else in the world.” -Dan Winey, architect #
  • Today MX asked our 2.9 y/o if he needed to go number 2. “要大便!wanna go number 2!” He answered in Chinese: “不要谢谢妈妈。No thank you mommy.” #
  • RT @shanghaitwtr: my apartment compound had a xmas party yesterday w/ saint nick and presents – i was the only foreigner. “CLASSIC CHINA!” #
  • Uni of Michigan has announced that the Giant Panda was the 1st to lose the carnivorous gene and switched to bamboo millions of years ago. #
  • Wanna buy a car ONLINE? Geely, a Chinese car maker will be selling their cars on Taobao later this month. Can’t even kick the tires first! #
  • Our 2.9 y/o just told me that he is happy. I asked him in Chinese: “为什么?why?” he smiled and said, “我不知道这个。I don’t know this.” #
  • “Truck accident leaves one dead, causes acid spill in NW China” The acid spill ate the road away. Motorists said you could see to America! #
  • USA Today reports in a new book the 3 wise men in the Christmas story came from China. Bringing 金,弗兰克 and 门儿 right? http://ht.ly/3l1Zc #
  • RT @niubi: RT @cmphku: Comic China: Untouchable Prosperity http://bit.ly/dY8XrV “Those 3 mountains are the same around the world!” #
  • Google ebooks now live. Amazing collection of free stuff. Example: Betrand Russell’s 1922 THE PROBLEM OF CHINA. http://ht.ly/3l2n7 #
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