[LMB] OT: How Did You Learn to Read?

A. Marina Fournier saffronrose at me.com
Mon Oct 16 06:58:08 BST 2017


On Oct 14, 2017, at 12:00 PM, Eric Oppen <ravenclaweric at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Sounds like how I got my Chinese name.  When I was taking intensive Chinese
> at the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign; I loved it there and would
> have liked to stay, but NOOOO) our teachers assigned each of us a Chinese
> name, and I just kept mine.

My husband, when he was frequently traveling to Japan for business, was given the name “Kato”, with a short ‘a’. Kurt did not inform them of Green Hornet’s sidekick (a move which Bruce Lee excelled at) Kato with a long ‘a’.


A. Marina Fournier
Saffronrose at me.com
You may very well think so, but I couldn't possibly comment.


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