Long-term Foreign Residents of China – Tim Johnson

Here is a test whether you have lived in China long enough as a foreigner. From China Rises:

These lists of “you know you’ve been in China too long if” pass around the internet frequently here. They reflect how easy it is to get accustomed to the differences of life here in China. The lists always come with different permutations…

1- A few shots of baijiu (Chinese liquor) don’t even give you a buzz.
2- You’re at an expensive Western restaurant and don’t even notice the guy at the next table yelling into his cell phone.
3- A June 2001 Great Wall Cabernet (mixed with Sprite) is your vintage of choice.
4- When someone says ‘snack’, you think: salted cuttlefish.
5- You only drink beer from one litre bottles…


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