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fortune flip side
Of all the Chinese words they’ve try to teach me on the flip side of fortune cookie fortunes, this might be one of the most fortunate for me, given my profession (or given what I’m on the home stretch toward doing). Then again, if the Chinese are anything like their Japanese cousins, maybe not: if memory serves me correctly from some past connections I’ve had with Japanese pension actuaries, “retire” does not mean quite the same to them as we mean it here.

But the front side of this fortune is where the fun is.

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Written by macheide

11 April 2008 at 4:39 pm

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