Posts Tagged ‘Twitter’

@MandMx Twitter Updates for 2010-10-01

Friday, October 1st, 2010

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  • Five Things My Mom Taught Me in the Kitchen that I Still Use Today: Ming Tsai 3. You can never have too much rice #
  • Great review over at @jossailin and Speaking of China about our new book! Electric Voices and Stinky Tofu. Thanks! #
  • RT @BeijingWithKids: such amazing parents! @ambrosejen Beijing Homeschoolers in the Global Times. Great Article! #
  • "Chinese gov't honored 50 foreign experts for helping China's development." My tax form in China said, Thank you for your help. Tax paid? $0 #
  • China is unlikely to engage in catastrophic escalation because they are running the surplus, they have something to lose. -Ian Fletcher #
  • Great site! Future of US China Trade Joint venture with Arizona State U and Kearny Alliance. Both in English and Chinese! #
  • US House passed HR 2378 about China's currency issues! #China says bill to weaken ties between both countries. Oh well. I'm off to Walmart! #
  • "Obama is forming close relationships with other countries against China, it will be destabilizing." -Liu Guijin Ministry Foreign Commerce #
  • Chatting with my sister on my cell phone. Our 2.8 y/o got his toy cell phone. He said in Chinese "爸爸的手机,睿恩的手机. Daddy's phone, Ryan's phone." #
  • Studying Mandarin Chinese Is…: ChineseComicsOnline #

MandMx Twitter Tweets of the Week for 2010-10-07

Thursday, October 7th, 2010

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  • Studying Mandarin Chinese Is…: ChineseComicsOnline #

  • Set in futuristic Australia where Chinatown is the largest part of every city and Mandarin is as prolific as English. #
  • Mark Zuckerburg and Priscilla Chan will vacation together in China this winter. He's preparing for it by learning Mandarin. -Danielle Berrin #
  • BBC says no more of the CBeebies. There's a story about 1 of the characters allegedly swearing when his words were translated into Mandarin! #
  • Does anyone find it strange that China is sending up Lunar probes near the Mid Autumn Festival. Call me a lunatic but it seems planned! #
  • Panda is now a brand of cheese. I guess in the Middle East. Hilarious ads on YouTube. I love everyone's look. #
  • So @tomfriedman wants USA to be like China. @NYTimesKrugman wants USA to be tough on China. And I want to eat Chinese. That explains it! #
  • "China just renewed its most popular show, 'Jon & Kate Plus One and That’s It.'" -Jimmy Fallon #
  • Obama + the Democrat's new plan is called Generation 44 for the young people's vote. 44? In China wouldn't that be Generation death death! #
  • IBD has a great piece on China about the bill just passed in the US House. They say it's possibly Smoot Hawley part 2. #
  • Tonight our 2.8 y/o would only write his letters (he only knows R) if his stuffed cat was watching. 猫看睿恩写字! Cat watch Ryan write letters! #
  • "China is rich in people but short of resources. It wants stable supplies, not to buy on the open market." Jonathan Fenby, Trusted Resources #
  • "These are massive, massive numbers." -Robin Geffen CEO Neptune Investment talking about China buying 40% of Brazil's oil business. #
  • 5 Reasons Obama's the same old and gov't workers: the new elite. @danharris is sounding more like a Tea Party person! Glad I wasn't fooled! #

MandMx Twitter Tweets of the Week for 2010-11-30

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

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  • Thanksgiving In China: ChineseComicsOnline #
  • Tuesday is “Chinese TV Day” in Russia! I would love to see how some Babushka (Russian Grandma) enjoys watching great coverage on CCTV. ugh. #
  • “What do garlic and the Federal Reserve have in common? The Fed is making food more expensive for Chinese consumers.” -Gail MarksJarvis #
  • “One of the things that President Obama needs to do is press China to act in a responsible manner (about North Korea).” -Bruce Klingner #
  • The new movie MEGAMIND in theaters now, in Chinese is translated as 超级大坏蛋 Super Scoundrel or Super Bastard! #
  • No idea what the movie EASY A was all about. Then I looked up the name in Chinese: 绯闻计划 “Sex Scandal Plan”. Well, that explains it. #
  • The movie “Scott Pilgrim Vs. the World” in Chinese is 歪小子斯科特对抗全世界 which translated is “Devious Young Fellow Confronts the Entire World.” #
  • Our 2.9 y/o by mistake ripped out one page from his book. He told me in Chinglish: “爷爷 can fix it. Grandpa can fix it” #
  • Happy Thanksgiving from M and!!: All three of us at (Magnus, MingXing a… #Chinesecomics #
  • Here we go. Russia and China quit the US dollar. “The modernization of China will not affect other countries” impossible #
  • We were eating old dumplings and MX didn’t want to eat them. Our 2.9 y/o yelled out copying us in Chinese: “吃!!EAT!” oh my. #
  • Our 2.9 y/o told us Thanksgiving morning in Chinese: “火鸡的腿很好吃! The Turkey leg is delicious!” #thanksgiving #
  • 10-foot alligator went into an Orlando mall. Police call it a close call. Panda Express calls it “Combo Meal No. 4.” -Jimmy Fallon #
  • Expat Tweets From Beijing @sarahplusone: original tweet. #Chinesecomics #
  • We stopped at a gas station tonight and our 2.9 y/o said in Chinese: “爸爸加肉! Daddy’s adding meat.” We corrected him. “加油不是加肉.” Gas not meat. #
  • WHICH STORY IS MORE IMPORTANT? Obama needs 12 stitches from basketball game. OR Son of Taiwan VP shot in the head at pre-election rally. #
  • WSJ article about a food fight in a school in Guizhou China. Dumplings would be the best in a Chinese food fight. Noodles the messiest. #
  • “China is having a much harder time in defending its policy, but they only have themselves to blame.” -Michael Green, Asian Policy for Bush #
  • Ooops. I turned around and the Asian games are over. Oops. Missed that! #
  • Khrushchev Quote: #Chinesecomics #
  • Chinese believe that through policemen + demolition teams they can maintain social stability + economic growth. -Ye Hailin, People’s Daily #
  • If the US gov’t can’t do anything about Mr. #Wikileaks leaking all over then I’m sure the Chinese gov’t will be smacking him down soon. #
  • “I used to think Obama was nice. Then intelligent. Now shrewd, like Hu Jintao. Obama is a strategist.” -senior leader SOE in China, HUFFPO #
  • Jeff Danziger: political cartoons Kid sits on Santa’s lap and asks: “So how are things in China?” #
  • Chinese Movie Plot: Middle-aged chef Er Bao hasn’t figured out the secret recipe for steamed stuffed buns. All downhill from there. 大玩家 #
  • Reagan said go to France, Japan and it’s hard to be French, Japanese. But come to USA and you become American. -Paul Hsu USA born in Taiwan. #
  • Vancouver neighborhoods with 18%+ Chinese population address with 4 were 2.1% discount. Ending with 8 got a 2.5 % bonus. #
  • Leslie Neilson passed away. Hmmm. So much humor that Chinese understand and then so much that they wouldn’t find funny. #
  • RT @raykwong: Jobless Lindsay Lohan considering TEFL work in China. Lesson Plan Ideas: Hangovers can be fun! #
  • I need to learn more Chinese characters like a chinchilla needs to use chopsticks for its dinner. #
  • “Nancy Pelosi had the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) scared to death on the eve of her visit.” -Ambassador Cheng Guoping #
  • “Is it just me or is Hillary Clinton looking more and more like Mao Zedong?” -Rush Limbaugh 11/29/2010 #
  • Youku: Chinese rip off of Youtube. Kaixinwang: #Chinese rip off of Facebook. But Chinese Wikileaks? They don’t even want to alter the name? #
  • First, Cambodia had a stampede. Then Black Friday everyone in the US stampeded to find a toy. Now in Xinjiang a stampede of school children. #

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

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

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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 #
  • In the end, China may remain formally united, but its power distributed among its regions, like before Mao. -Jeff Lukens #
  • RT @jennygao: Snacking Chengdu: 20 legendary Chengdu snacks and where to find them. #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: #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” 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. #
  • 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 @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. 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. #
  • Seeds You Plant Today: #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? #
  • RT @niubi: RT @cmphku: Comic China: Untouchable Prosperity “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. #

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