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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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