Reading Chinese exercise

Jokes from Taiwan. About Lee Denghui, Lian Zhan and Ah Bian … Politicians are just unpopular  nowadays in Taiwan. I suppose many people are just fed-up with the endless politicking taking place there.

 

1. 李登辉、连战、陈水扁同坐直升机巡视[1]

李登辉说:如果我丢一千块下去,[2]到那一个人一定很高兴。

连战说:如果我丢两张五百元下去,那就有两个人很高兴了。

陈水扁说:如果我丢十张一百元下去,就有十个人很高兴了。

这个时候驾驶员[3]  喃喃自语[4]地说:何不把自己都丢下去,

让两千三百万人都高兴呢?

 

 

 

2. 总统阿扁希望提高自己的声望[5],想要发行[6]有自己肖像[7]的邮票…..

发行过了一个多月之後,阿扁想要问看看视察[8]看看销路[9]如何。

…..

阿扁:销售情形[10] 怎麽样?

邮政总局局长:还算不错,不过常常有人抱怨[11] 黏不牢[12]

阿扁:怎麽会呢?

阿扁随手拿了一张邮票,[13]了一点口水在邮票背面,便试[14]在信封上,

….

阿扁:这 样不是黏得很紧吗?

邮政总局局长:可是….大家….都把口水吐在正面[15]…….


[1] Xun2 shi4 (inspection tour)

[2] Jian3 (pick up)

[3] Jia4 shi3 yuan2 (pilot)

[4] Nan2 nan2 zi4 yu3 (mumble to oneself )

[5] Sheng wang4 (popularity)

[6] Fa xing2 (issue)

[7] Xiao4 xiang (portrait)

[8] Shi4 cha2 (inspect)

[9] Xiao lu4 (state of market)

[10] Xiao shou4 qing2 xing2 (sales circumstances)

[11] Bao4 yuan4 (complain)

[12] Nian2 bu4 lao2 (not sticking firmly)

[13] Tu2 (smear)

[14] Tie (stick)

[15] Zheng4 mian4 (front)

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