Chopsticks and Marigolds

September 14, 2007

Two delegates at a conference on China organised by Agora, higher education's newest think-tank, were clearly traumatised by an experience during their visit to the country. At an official banquet they were handed plastic gloves to wear. The private jokes among the Brits as to what to do with the gloves died away as they realised that they were for use in consuming a Chinese delicacy - duck skin in lettuce.

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