Gong xi fa cai — Year of the cock

Okay, Chinese New Year was yesterday, but Happy Chinese New Year, anyway. This morning I found the following image on the site of that purveyor of fine videogaming paraphernalia, “Lik-Sang”:http://www.lik-sang.com, which I thought was amusing.

Year of the Cock

Incidentally, this lunar year, which I prefer to call the year of the rooster, or of the chicken, is the year of my own sign of the Chinese zodiac. Not that I believe such things as astrology are any more than metaphysical fantasies, but it is nevertheless, a point of interest.

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