Hu shi ni?

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Hu shi ni?

Postby erikespo » Fri 02 Mar 2012 5:41 pm

Obama: Who is the leader of China?
Wen: Yes, it is Hu.
Obama: No, no. I am asking you who is the leader?
Wen: And I told you it is Hu.
Obama: When?
Wen: Just now.
Obama: Just now what?
Wen: I told you Hu.
Obama: No, you didn't. I want to know who!
Wen: You met Hu!
Obama: The leader of China.
Wen: It is Hu!
Obama: You don't know?
Wen: Know what?
Obama: Who is the leader of China?
Wen: Yes, you are right, it is Hu.
Obama: I want to know who!
Wen: You know Hu! I told you it is Hu!
Obama: When?
Wen: No, that's me. Hu is the leader.
Obama: You don't know who is the leader??!!
Wen:[in Chinese] Oh, father, mother!
Obama: No, that is me.
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Re: Hu shi ni?

Postby Elijah » Sun 04 Mar 2012 3:47 pm

Love it!
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Re: Hu shi ni?

Postby Tikolm » Sat 16 Jun 2012 8:40 pm

Oh dear... :D
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