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Chinese people's English names.

Danmairen (510 posts) • 0

What's the weirdest/funniest name you've come across in China?

I'd have to go with Spock. A foreign teacher taught him to say "Live long and prosper". The poor kid actually looks a bit like Leonard Nimoy AND has a unibrow.

freewayxx (12 posts) • 0

I am currently teaching Spock. It is pretty uncanny how much he actually resembles the character from Star Trek. And he still says, "Live long and prosper" while giving Spock's trademarked hand gesture. Luckily, as far as I know, he has yet to master the dreaded "Vulcan death grip."

Quester (233 posts) • 0

My wife worked with 3 girls in an office who were named, respectively, "Ice", "Lemon" and "Tea". They were unaware that any connection could be made between their names.

Greginchina (239 posts) • 0

when I was teaching in Qingdao in 1998 I had Jesus and Satan sitting next to eachother. I also had another class with coffee, milk and sugar all sitting in a row.

Bernie (101 posts) • 0

I once had a student whose name was Jun who, typically, asked me to give her a European name - when I immediately suggested June, her expresion

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