Don't miss the most interesting facts about China 12/15/2016 • Eli
China is a beautiful country still mysterious and unfamiliar for us... Let's discover the most interesting things about this wonderful place together.
#1 Chinese seem unfriendly. This is their national trait not show their true feelings to strangers. Chinese can smile only to loved ones
#2 The majority of vegetarians in China has nothing to do with the mentality and beliefs. In some provinces, the price of meat and fish is so high that the ordinary citizen can’t afford it
#3 China is the birthplace of many things we can’t imagine life in our modern world without: printing, the compass, porcelain, silk, paper, gunpowder, a parachute, a suspension bridge, matches, etc.
#4 Fortune cookies are believed to be a Chinese invention. However, they were invented by a chef from San Francisco in 1920
#5 A cricket is one of the most popular pets in China
#6 Due to a huge population, the number of people speaking English in China is greater than in America and England
#7 In China a soup made from birds' nests is very popular
#8 What do you know about traffic jams? In 2000, a traffic jam stretched for 100 kilometers and lasted 12 days!
#9 All pandas are owned by China’s government. The only pandas outside China are leased by the Chinese authorities. If cubs are born in a foreign country they are also considered to be the property of Beijing
#10 Sunglasses were invented in China, but not in order to protect eyes from the sun. In the past, only judges used them to hide their emotions during the hearing
#11 China has closed access to some popular Internet resources like Facebook, twitter, YouTube, etc.
#12 Unlike other countries, in China the mourning color is white
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