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Good deeds will always be repaid: The Grateful Magpie

Main Piece: “A man travels to the royal palace to receive employment but lives in the middle of nowhere and crosses a mountain to get to the examination building. As he goes through the mountain, he sees two snakes going up a tree trying to eat a bird’s nest. The man sees the bird in… Continue Reading »

Shaka Hand Signs

Main Piece Shortly after the informant’s winter recess ended and her spring semester began, she made several remarks on how Hawaiian habits with regard to traffic and pedestrian behavior were different and even more relaxed than Californian relations on the road. Informant: “In Hawaii, most people do not wave at the cars like I remember… Continue Reading »