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A Present from Santa Claus
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ID: 0739 Newbie
A crazy man with a white fu manchu and white hair seems to have infiltrated your house. You get your nunchucks out from under your bed, poised to karate chop him. But wait. You've been spending a leeetle too much time studying Mandarin... keep your Chinese whipping stars in the closet--this isn't some old kung fu movie, it's Christmas... with a podcast to go with it. Listen and learn about old Santa, China-style.
Mon Dec 24 2007 | Jenny, Ken
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Shèngdànlǎorén ，nǐhǎo ！
Hi Santa Claus!
nǐhǎo ！nǐ guāi bù guāi ？
Hey there! Have you been bad or good?
nà ，wǒ gěi nǐ lǐwù 。
Then I'll give you a gift.
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