"Never buy clocks as gifts for Chinese friends" Do/Do Not! Tip by xuessium

Do/Do Not!, Hong Kong: 22 reviews and 35 photos

by xuessium

You should never buy clocks as gifts for Chinese friends (unless they do not mind). Many older folks still frown at that as the Chinese words for "sending clocks" sound almost the same as "sending you to your grave". So, if you are intending to buy a gift for a Chinese friend, clocks should never be a consideration! On the other hand, watches are fine.

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  • Written Apr 29, 2005
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