Dr. Adeline Yen Mah meets the founder of Pin Yin Zhou Youguang

Posted on March 14th, 2013
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Letter to my subscribers

Posted on January 10th, 2013
PinYinPal_Logo

Dear Subscriber, Happy New Year! I have been remiss in sending you weekly Chinese lessons because I was developing an iPad game during the major part of 2012. Its title is PinYinPal. My husband Bob, nephew Larry and I created PinYinPal to teach Chinese for free over the internet. Hopefully, you will find PinYinPal to […]


Something about the wily eunuch Zhao (Cont’d 3)

Posted on July 11th, 2012
Calling a stag a horse 指鹿為馬 zhǐlùwéimǎ

Most of them were frightened of the eunuch and said it was a horse. (They were right to be scared – Zhao later punished all those who had dared to call it a deer) The phrase pointing to a deer and calling it a horse has become a well-known proverb in the Chinese language. It describes a situation where right and wrong are deliberately mixed up[...]


82- Something about the wily eunuch Zhao (Cont’d 1)

Posted on July 4th, 2012
Calling A Stag A Horse (指鹿為馬 zhǐlùwéimǎ )

One day, Eunuch Zhao presented a deer to the Second Emperor at court, all the time pointing to the animal and calling it a horse. The Emperor laughed in disbelief and asked the ministers

around him for their opinion[...]


Something about the wily eunuch Zhao

Posted on June 26th, 2012
Zhao Gao

Eunuch Zhao was now so powerful that he wished to be the Emperor himself. Only one man stood between him and the throne ….. the Second Emperor. He decided to test the ministers to see how far they would follow him[...]