chóng duplicate; repeat

Sounds same

chóng (insect)

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Pronunciation

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Provinces

重庆 Chongqing

Cities

重庆 Chongqing City, Chongqing

Proverbs

福无重至,祸不单行 fú wú chóng zhì, huò bú dān xíng Bad fortune is more frequent than good

Also

重阳节 Zhòngyángjié Double Ninth Festival

Firecrackers

The loud bangs from strings of firecrackers are often heard when the Chinese have something to celebrate. Traditionally gunpowder was packed into the hollow stem of bamboo, but now paper and plastic are used for the casing. Liuyang in Hunan is a key center in the manufacture of firecrackers.
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Wed 15th Feb

Honest students can still be found

All too often the news is full of stories of shady dealing in China, so it was refreshing to learn that honesty can still be found and that it is appreciated. A 17 year old student accidentally scratched the side of a car and damaged a wing mirror. Instead of disappearing at a rate of knots, he chose to write a letter of apology and enclosed all the loose change he had. When the driver returned to discover the damage he called the police. However, after reading the note and seeing the small change he decided that honesty should be rewarded and the driver plans to give the student money towards completing his studies.


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