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Chinese Couplets

David, Greg
Chinese New Year, Chinese character, Chinese couplet

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  • While the Spring Festival is still far in the future, your humble hosts of BST have decided to devote a number of lessons to the wealth of cultural topics related to this important occasion. Today's kicks off with a discussion of the Chinese couplet which adorns the doorposts of homes and shops come festival-time. Enjoy the show and feel free to post your comments and questions, as well as any Chinese couplets that you composed yourself, or at least find exceptionally poetic!

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