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Featured Topic: French Loan Words in Vietnam

Posted May 21st, 2010 by Peter · 51 Comments

Hi SAPL Readers! Blogger Danny Bloom was kind enough to share his article about how certain Vietnamese words have been derived. It’s interesting that a great deal actually come from France (not really), but check it out! I learned a great deal about Vietnamese words I never thought had French roots at all. According to [...]











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Happy Lunar New Years 2010!

Posted February 13th, 2010 by Peter · 6 Comments

Happy Lunar New Years 2010, the 4707th one in recorded history! It’s about that time again! This years’ Lunar New Years festivities will wrap up on the 15th of February, which means the largest celebrations known to Asian people (with Han-Chinese connection) will be going on as well. Join us today on SAPL as we [...]

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Learn an Asian Language

Posted October 8th, 2008 by Peter · 10 Comments

Alright, here’s the lowdown. Since Stuff Asian People Like started, I’ve gotten numerous emails about people who are dying to learn an Asian Language or two (you know, for business or impressing that special someone). However, due to the millions of products out there, they’ve had no idea or direction in their decisions. I’ve done [...]

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