We’re not gonna make it, are we? The U.S. of A., I mean.
Ages of the Founding Fathers on July 4, 1776: James Monroe, 18 Aaron Burr, 20 Alexander Hamilton, 21 James Madison, 25 Thomas Jefferson, 33 John Adams, 40 Paul Revere, 41 George Washington, 44 Let’s hope the young people of today embrace the greatness of the United States.
Should I learn Mandarin or Cantonese first? Miss Manners suggests that “the tones are crucial to conveying your meaning. If you decide it makes sense to learn both Mandarin and Cantonese, most people recommend learning Mandarin first before conquering another Chinese dialect. It’s interesting that both dialects use pretty much the same characters for writing though.”