His mummy talks to him in Chinese most of the time (as do his grandparents when they're with us)
Oh, how wonderful (not only for the grandparents).
(And how geeky am I in thinking that he's going to be the perfect audience to understanding every word in "firefly", what with the English and Chinese taken care of? Oh, goodness, so geeky. Sigh.)
The Chinese is "bú yào"; rising pitch on the first syllable (trans: "DO NOT"), falling pitch on the second (trans: "WANT").
I didn't know that about Chinese. Interesting.
Nilly, hee -- when billytea first old that tales, every Buffista was all "PHONETICS, PLEASE!" so we could go around muttering it.
I have screamed bu yao at my printer a couple of times. I felt all intellectual-like!
what is the phonetic? is it "boo-yow"? 'cause that would be funny!
what we really need is a buffista youtube channel and bt doing the phonetics on similar phrases would be video #1.
Grace teaching us signs (llama drama) would also be awesome.
Gud's vintage couch flipping technique could go there.
someone get on this please!!
What other video requests?
If it was a private channel, I would dress up in a corsety outfit (before I sent them back next week, I swear) and would do my Dominatrix-Librarian Writing Muse bit.
I came home today to find a package waiting for me with a New Jersey address. My first thought was, "I don't know anyone in New Jersey." But when I opened it, I realized it must be from my Secret Santa because it was a set of 4 Star Trek glasses that I put on my wish list for the exchange. Thank you very much, SS! I just broke two glasses this past week and was contemplating a Target run for more. Now, I've got awesome glasses of my favorite movie just when I needed them! My friends are all going to be jealous of me. ::rubs hands in glee::
Another day, another pressie! Today's surprise was "Lighten Up! Free Yoursel from Clutter", which I really need. I'm not as bad as the hoarders on TV, but I know there is so much I could get rid of that I'm holding onto for all the wrong reasons. Whoever my Secret Santa is, they are hitting all the marks. Thank you!
"Lighten Up! Free Yourself from Clutter"
This is the best of all the many clutter books I've read and used with clients. I just love it.