Mandarin Lime

For my dear foreign readers, 'Gong Xi Fat Choi' is an expression which is used during the Chinese New Year celebration. It literally means 'Wishing you a better fortune'. Some fundamentalist Muslims say that it is forbidden for us to express it. As for a mentally-Sufi  Sunni like me, that expression is no more but a motivational quote. A verbal sentence that urges the one we're greeting to keep on struggling for better life. In addition, it doesn't involve any spiritual summoning. So, I couldn't see any problem with it. 

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One way we, Malaysians, celebrate Chinese is to eat lots of Mandarin lime. They're sour and sweet simultaneously and this is what's great about this fruit. Besides, it has a significantly aromatic smell. When it touches your taste buds, you'll be in Heaven for a second. Delicious! But beware: when you peel the skin, keep your eyes far from it. It may spray juice into your eyes, and I'd say: it doesn't feel good. Hahaha.

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Anyway, to my Chinese visitors: gong xi fat choi :D

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