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November 13, 2021, 20:04
Chinese Penguins
An odd tidbit of information: in Mandarin Chinese, the word for penguin literally means “business goose“.

I wouldn’t have thought of it myself, but it makes sense. The bird does look like she’s wearing a business suit. Big Grin
November 14, 2021, 05:29
You're learning Chinese, Shu? It could be handy if they take over before we all revert to the early eocene era.
November 22, 2021, 20:19
Our 5-year-old granddaughter is learning it in her school.

I love the term. It reminds me of how German comes up with descriptive terms, like "ohrwurm."