Entries by Adeline

Letter to my subscribers

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)

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[…]