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Don’t Stab Your Food with Chopsticks – A Chinese Folk Belief

Item: Q: You said how you can’t stab chopsticks into food? H: 落去飯(lok6 heoi3 faan6), right? [Translation: Into rice right?] Q: Yeah, 飯 (faan6) or 嘢食 (je5 sik6) in general? [Translation: Yeah, rice or food in general?] H: 嘢食 (je5 sik6) or 飯 (faan6) or whatever.  Why? [Translation: Food or rice or whatever.  Why?] H:… Continue Reading »