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谢迈克在中国 » Blog Archive » Getting a massage from a blind guy and new vocabulary

谢迈克在中国

Mike Shecket Goes To China!


I bet you’ve never gotten a full-body massage from a blind Chinese man! It was pretty rough, too. I probably could have asked him to go easier on me, but I felt like I should try getting the full traditional treatment. I was able to hold a little bit of a conversation with him, and I threw in one of my new words I learned with the help of my ever-present Langenscheidt zì diǎn (字典), AKA dictionary:

  • àn mó (按摩) - massage
  • dòu jiāng (豆浆) - soy milk
  • jiǎo (脚) - foot
  • guān guāng (观光) - look around (I guess in the sense of sightseeing)



If I can learn just a few new words a week, I’ll be able to pick up hundreds, if not several thousand, while I’m here!

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