English-Speaking Look

Why do you speak to Grace in English?”

“I don’t know….She has got this English-speaking look so I tend to speak to her in English.”

“So, does that mean I have a Chinese-speaking look?”


Now I know..anyway I have tried replying to conversations in Cantonese but both still talks to me in English. And sometimes I find myself speaking in Mandarin, Cantonese and English in one lunch session when I talk to different people. Some knows Mandarin but not Cantonese. Some speaks Cantonese but not Mandarin. English is still the universal language but I’m glad I speak all Mandarin, Cantonese and English so it doesn’t really matter. Oh! And a smattering of Korean.

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