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Entries from January 2010

Featured Topic: Double Names

Posted January 23rd, 2010 by Peter · 8 Comments

This week’s post is a very thought provoking dissemination of common Asian naming conventions by none other than guest writer Vannie Sung! Hopefully, we as a SAPL community can help shed some light on this topic. Take it away, Vannie! Vannie says: I’d like to re-iterate the question that Shakespeare’s Juliet asked Romeo: “What’s in [...]

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#130 Ramen Noodles

Posted January 11th, 2010 by Peter · 23 Comments

“It’s fast, cheap, yummy, and everywhere,” says Masako Fukui of Kei’s Kitchen (speaking about Japan’s greatest innovation of the 20th century– no joke). Believe it or not, even though these wavy egg noodles in broth are now ubiquitous with Japan; it had origins in China long before that (over four thousand years to be exact). [...]

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AsianInvasion: TimBeTold Tour Dates Announced

Posted January 5th, 2010 by Peter · 5 Comments

Two years ago, Nancy and I met up with TimBeTold, a wonderful band with a great message and cause! Check out our  feature on AC News: here. Today, we were informed that “Pop rock group Tim Be Told [would be] embarking on a audacious national tour and are hitting everywhere they can!“ This is a [...]

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