Archive for May, 2008

Date: May 19th, 2008
Cate: Otherwhere

What’s up with that?

Nice to see that ancient Chinese scholars had the same sense of humor as modern stand-up hacks:

Reading Laozi, by Bai Juyi

Those who speak do not know, those who know are silent,
I heard this saying from the old gentleman.
If the old gentleman was one who knew the way,
Why did he feel able to write five thousand words?