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TIL that in Chinese, your ring finger is called 无名指, or "the finger without a name".

I'm just loving the idea that someone 1) left that finger for last, and 2) decided it just wasn't worth their time to name.

Or maybe they got called away urgently, to name other things.

Why You Should Learn Chinese

Someone on Quora Français recently asked me, “why should I learn Chinese?” (This post was originally written in French for Quora. Lisez son original en français) My opinion? There are several reasons why you’ll want to choose …

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