So you know how sometimes blogs disappear and then sometimes blogs reappear, sorta like magic?
Well, now you do.
But instead of chatting about magic blogs, which would be long and tedious and totally not even remotely funny, I say it's high time for some humor. Because humor is fun! And we so could use some fun around here.
Like, for example, does the chain of dentists that is scattered around Chengdu (and elsewhere around China, for all I know) know that the signs advertising their services can tend to bring about some rather impertinent remarks?
For behold... Mr. Tang: Professional in the Mouth:
Or how about this line of eyeglasses that can be found in many upscale eyeglass stores...
Behold... Helen Keller brand eyeglasses:
I don't know, you guys... I don't really see that brand doing too well in the U.S. market.
Turning our attention toward food, know what snacks are so super yummy (I guess?) that they're in almost every store?
Anyone for some Spicy Duck Tablets? I could totally send you some. Because I like you, that's why. And we have an abundance here!
In fact, here in China, you are much closer to your food. Closer as in, you tend to be reminded that animal foods here have actually come from animals, as opposed to food in the US which is usually scoured and nearly un-recognizable as being animal-related.
But here? Eggs come complete with feathers:
(And yes, those are *my* hideously ugly fingers. They look like sausages. I've always wanted ladylike fingers, like my Mom and all other women in this world, but I will never have them aside from maybe getting finger plastic surgery, which is probably expensive and super painful.)
And just in case you're not up for some Spicy Duck Tongue (I wonder how the pink package of Spicy Duck Tongue is different from the yellow package of Spicy Duck Tongue?), you can go down to this totally hip smoothie place where each and every one of their smoothies and teas comes complete with...
Top Quality Fructose Syrup:
Which I know is what each and every one of you is totally desperate for.
Oh, yes, my friends... we have all that AND MORE here in Chengdu. I know, I know, you're jealous.