I Lived In China

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    Yup, I'm a Canadian and lived in China in 2007

    for 16 months! It was awesome! There were so many challenges. The obvious of course being the language barrier! But I learned to speak what I call shopping, taxi and restaurant Chinese which is basically just enough to get you by in those situations! The more challenging...
    lagatta lagatta
    41-45, F
    1 Response May 19, 2014
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    3 Responses Feb 13

    There Are No Fitted Sheets In China

    At least, not where we lived. We were expected to buy extra-large sheets and sort of tuck them under the mattress. My husband and I joked that we could go into business in China selling fitted sheets and everyone would think it was the best thing since sliced bread. Oh wait...
    Ivanova Ivanova
    31-35, F
    2 Responses May 5, 2010
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