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Translation challenge: 对联

Posted by henning June 29, 2008 in the Group General Discussion .

Another fascinating example of the efficiency and brevity of the Chinese language can be found here.

Please note the inscriptions of the two columns of the entrance gate (对联).

Left: 今朝有酒今朝醉

Right: 明日没酒卖立柜

 

I wonder if somebody can come up with a worthy English translation. RJ? Changye?

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