Huh. Nacho pie?

Sweet! Recognition of one language translated into another at dialogue speed! (Mostly, anyway - 我 不喜欢 something 你?你们?treat 我 的 孩子.)


This study material's given more than enough information for me to deem it fictionalized history, so I'm comfortable with asking about whether the minutiae shown are accurate reflections of conditions that existed at the time, even if the story itself is more 狼宫 than documentary.


Among the women at court, why are there greetings with a raised hand and greetings without? Is there protocol for which situations require a hand raised in the greeting? (There's protocol for damn near everything else, why wouldn't there be?) And why'd the wee one not take the apple? (Any relation to 食べ歩き, or did that develop separately?) And why do the doctors do that thing with their sleeves and lower robes in their greetings? (Looks like they're dusting themselves off, so is it symbolic of preventing any illness they've encountered in their work from affecting the person they're saluting?)


It's also far more serious material, with more mind games and maneuvering than the first series I got hooked on, though there are fewer pointy ends in the other guys. It's a word in the right ear and years of bracelet tactics. (Yeesh, all the 毒 and the application of reading material. Speaking of, looks like there are three-syllable poems as well.)


Then again, the pacing of these series might be too long and involved - seriously, it takes years of in-series time and tens of episodes for certain events (bracelets!) to resolve - so here's some news that might suit contemporary attention spans.


Moving this because oh, really? It'll be a surprise if those so concerned with controlling the narrative would act on information they've had for so long and delete their accounts. So long as pandering to the audience pulls in votes, that's the pattern, no matter the cost. I'll leave this to others.


On a separate note, I'd like to attribute more genial motives to the material spoken of in this article, but I'm more willing to bet that getting caught out delaying for months news that was "fit to print," especially before election cycles, has hit the bottom line hard enough that the publication needs to court readers from more than its usual audience of meme sweatshop staffers. Do tell, how often has that happened since lockdown started, à la Cable Opinion Network? Yeesh, I'd rather have paper at this point - hard copies would be easier to archive without shadow editing, and the dross would at least have a use as mulch.


Adding this because I'm sure they're grateful for the support, and I'll be sure to join in that sentiment once I'm convinced she can back up backing them up. (She has a notable way with words, after all.)


Adding this because considering the cue cards, the answer's yes.


Adding this reminder to Don-Doesn't-Need-A-Nickname of a cop, a suspect, and (if I remember correctly this situation surrounding racial injustice) the Asian shopowner the suspect stole from. If I find the article that mentions journalists forced to exactitude because they no longer have a monopoly on information, up it'll go as well. (Does the writer of this mean those who have the links, documents, and screenshots to support their statements - the 'receipts,' if I've got the correct term - are welcome on the new platform?)


Ending with this because A) food supplement? and B) he just might be right again.

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