Pigs, Shit, and Chinese History, Or Happy Year of the Pig – Charles W. Hayford

 File Thumbview Approve 1193310 2 Istockphoto 1193310 Chinese Year Of The Pig Raster China scholar Charles W. Hayford wrote the following post on the Frog in a Well blog:

The intriguing pig map in Alan Baumler’s post, “Pigs” (January 11) reminds us that 2007 is the . Wikipedia informs us that a person born in the year of the Pig (or Boar) is “usually an honest, straightforward and patient person,” someone who is a “modest, shy character who prefers to work quietly behind the scenes.” The article’s list of famous people born in the Year of the Pig includes Chiang Kaishek, Jerry Lee Lewis, Lee Kuan Yew, Ronald Reagan, and Woody Allen. Does this increase your respect for astrology? [Full Text]

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