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An Old Shoe

 
the Cantonese are obsessed with homonyms and avoiding words that might sound like something bad.

It doesn't stop with books, the Cantonese are obsessed with homonyms and avoiding words that might sound like something bad. And that's why you'll need to stay out of the shoe shop over the holiday period - shoes are a homonym for 'rough', which can suggest a rough year ahead. 

  [Editor:一尾鱼   2017/02/28/]
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