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Impromptu biscriptalism on a Starbucks cup

Photograph taken by a Russian friend of Nikita Kuzmin at a Starbucks in Shenyang, northeast China: The handwriting on the side says simply: wài's ?'s ("foreigner's"), where the wài ? is short for: wàiguórén ??? ("foreigner") l?owài ?? ("[old] furriner"), which we studied extensively in this post: "Laowai: the old furriner" (4/9/14) One might well […]
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