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Teaching Hotle

Interpreting Chinese hotel signs

Teaching Hotle thanks to Roy Turkington

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Poetry is what gets lost in translation. - Robert Frost

Good sayings are like pearls strung together. - Chinese Proverb

I teach the art of turning anguish into delight. - Georges Bataille

A story is told as much by silence as by speech. - Susan Griffin

I will not down to posterity talking bad grammar. - Benjamin Disraeli

Don't try to teach a whole course in one lesson. - Kathryn Murray

Life is a foreign language; all men mispronounce it. - Christopher Morley

Free speech is a great idea, but we're in a war. - Lindsey Graham

The adjective is the banana peel of the parts of speech. - Clifton Fadiman

My joy in learning is partly that it enables me to teach. - Seneca

I would rather sleep in a bathroom than in another hotel. - Billy Wilder

I respect a man who knows how to spell a word more than one way. - Mark Twain

Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater. - Gail Godwin

England and America are two countries separated by a common language. - George Bernard Shaw

It usually takes more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech. - Mark Twain

I don't care what you say about me. Just be sure to spell my name wrong. - Barbra Streisand

If we are a country committed to free speech, then why do we have phone bills? - Steven Wright

Three problems we have: lack of boundaries, insufficient language, incompletions. - Thomas Leonard

You cannot teach a man anything. You can only help him discover it within himself. - Galileo Galilei

A synonym is a word you use when you can't spell the first word you thought of. - Burt Bacharach

You don't have to teach people to be funny, you only have to give them permission. - Harvey Mindess

Speak when you're angry and you'll make the best speech you'll ever regret. - L.J. Peter

My wife has a slight impediment in her speech. Every now and then she stops to breathe. - Jimmy Durante

People demand freedom of speech to make up for the freedom of thought which they avoid. - Soren Kierkegaard

A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous. - Ingrid Bergman

At no time is freedom of speech more precious than when a man hits his thumb with a hammer. - Marshall Lumsden

A person's name is, to that person, the sweetest, most important sound in any language. - Dale Carnegie

Learning by doing, peer-to-peer teaching, and computer simulation are all part of the same equation. - Nicholas Negroponte

Psychiatry is the art of teaching people how to stand on their own two feet while reclining on couches. - Sigmund Freud

If the lessons of history teach us anything it is that nobody learns the lessons that history teaches us. - Unknown

Give a man a fish and you have fed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you have fed him for a lifetime. - Chinese Proverb

It is books that teach us to refine our pleasures when young, and to recall them with satisfaction when we are old. - Leigh Hunt

If one could only teach the English how to talk, and the Irish how to listen, society here would be quite civilized. - Oscar Wilde

If the English language made any sense, 'lackadaisical' would have something to do with a shortage of flowers. - Doug Larson

The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself. - Edward Bulwer-Lytton

It's better to swim in the sea below
Than to swing in the air and feed the crow,
Says jolly Ned Teach of Bristol. - Benjamin Franklin

A child can teach an adult three things: to be happy for no reason; to always be curious; and to fight tirelessly for something. - Paulo Coelho

The wise man is but a clever infant, spelling letters from a hieroglyphical prophetic book, the lexicon of which lies in eternity. - Thomas Carlyle

Mathematicians are like Frenchmen: whatever you say to them they translate into their own language and forthwith it is something entirely different. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

We spend the first twelve months of our children's lives teaching them to walk and talk and the next twelve telling them to sit down and shut up. - Phyllis Diller


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