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Friends All Over the World (Shanghai Friendship Store- Chapter 5)

Friends All Over the World, from Susan Ruel’s novel Shanghai Friendship Store, portrays the claustrophobic social lives of a small, insular “foreign expert“ community...

6 Tales of Enlightenment

1. The tumor One of my friends was a doctor. He told me that once during an operation to remove a cancerous tumor for a...

Bragging

There were two people who loved to brag. One day, they ran into each other. They talked about “giants.” One man said: "There is a...

A Truly Frugal Man

There was an old man who was very rich, but very thrifty. For his daily meals, he would only eat rice and dip his...

Drink and Get Awakened

A man went to a banquet. He was drunk at home before he went to the banquet and his face was red and flushed. At...

Get Drunk, but Don’t Act Crazy

There was a man who always acted crazy after having some liquor whether or not he was really drunk. His wife hated his actions. One...

A Monk Fed Mosquitoes

There was a monk who made a wish to feed mosquitoes with his own blood. At night, there were so many mosquitoes that he...

The Poor Man Who Bragged

A poor man bragged to his friends: "I am not very rich, but I have all of life's necessities.” Then he counted his fingers...

Spare Me a Poor Beggar, Please!

One day when Mr. Zhang and Mr. Li were traveling together, a large sedan chair carrying a rich man, followed by many servants, was headed...

Punishment for Three-Name Worms

When the dragon, commander of all animals, decided to punish worms with three names, both earthworms and maggots decided to take refuge. Maggot asked earthworm:...

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