April 20th, 2006

Val Spring 2010

Is this the dawning of the Age of Firefly?

In the news today off reuters wire:

In U.S. schools, Chinese language blossoms

BROOKLINE, Mass, April 20 — Professor Chang is about to bow to his class, signifying the end of a day's lesson. He recites a short phrase in the Mandarin dialect of Chinese, and then adds: ''What did I just say?''

          ''We...we...I...have no idea,'' replies one of his students at Brookline High School in Massachusetts.

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