Tai On Building, Sai Wan Ho. All natural fresh fried noodles without health, safety or extractor fan.
A certain lack of continuity on this flyover in Lantau…
Chinese words relating to ‘follower’
(with unofficial Cantonese transliterations)
追 (jeui): to follow or pursue
1. 追隨 (jeui tsui): to follow (i.e. Mao Zedong, Jesus)
2. 追查 (jeui cha): to follow and investigate
3. 追究 (jeui gao): to hold someone responsible for something they have done
Extra: ancient Chinese proverb with 追:
一言既出, 駟馬難追 (yat yin gei cheut, si ma nan jeui): what has been said cannot be taken back (literally: if you have said something, not even the speed of four horses can take it back)
[Language consultants: Nicole and Mr Yim]
Cardboard collectors outside Times Square in Causeway Bay.
‘Jerk’ is an obsolete term for a short, sharp burst of birdsong. I’m officially reviving it, corpora beware: That was quite a jerk for such a small bird!
In Hong Kong, you may hear jerks from the following birds:
Unmistakeable songbird with brown back, black crest and red and white cheek patch. Jerk: bulbi-bulbit bulbi-bulbit
Distinctive magpie with sky blue back and black head. Jerk: pink pink pink currah
Grey tit with black head. Jerk: brisk churr, loud siu-siu-tze, siu-siu-tze
Discreet, greenish little fellow with distinctive eye ring. Jerk: tsee, tsee, trilling sounds
Popular cagebird, glossy black plumage with bright yellow lappets on each side of the head. Jerk: Hello, Kung Hei Fat Choi, Puk Gai!