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Sep01st ’08 2:59 pm

北京欢迎你 - Bei Jing Huan Ying Ni - Beijing Welcomes You

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[G2:13783 n=1 class="left" exactsize=180 frame=dots] Did you know that the 5 mascots of the Olympic games are called BeiBei JingJing HuanHuan YingYing and NiNi? You see a connection between the names and the subject of this post? Yes its a word-play, Chinese love word-plays, and they have plenty of them. Thats why the love the number 8 because its sounds like wealth and hate number 4 because it sounds like death... (The names of the mascots uncovered in detail: http://pinyin.info/news/2005/bei-bei-jing-jing-wel-wel-comes-comes-you-you/[http://pinyin.info/news/2005/bei-bei-jing-jing-wel-wel-comes-comes-you-you/])

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