葡 pú grape
Different tone普 pǔ (general)
铺 pù (store)
葡萄酒 pú táo jiǔ
Sadly it is the lingering belief in traditional medicine
that is endangering some species. Sea horses are one example, in medicine, they are meant to increase virility and cure kidney illness. The more famous example is tiger bone, and some people think it is also taken for virility while it is in fact it is mainly used for arthritis. The connection between tigers and strong bones is based on the myth that tigers have never be seen to limp. Read More
thunder sound big, rain drop small
Thunder is loud but little rain falls
Overly portentous. Reality did not match expectation
Empty vessels make the most noise
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