bismarck wrote:GuyInTaiwan wrote:This morning, I was reading some graded readers with my ninth grade students. I pointed to a picture of a tiger and a student said "shi.zi". She followed it up with the equally brilliant observation that three giraffes were in fact "ban ma". Ninth grade. Umm...yeah.
It's a good thing we don't have to rely on hunting and gathering for our food anymore.
It's even worse than that. I think you could put the average person from a developed country in a market and they'd starve to death. The average Taiwanese person under 30 would die without 7-Eleven.