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Subject:  Re: College degree value Date:  5/2/2013  4:02 PM
Author:  CountNoCount Number:  49304 of 117398

sg: In Beijing, in contrast, there were public restrooms everywhere. They were nothing more than a porcelain fixture comprised of a hole with two footprints, and you needed to bring your own toilet paper, but they were readily available. Also, there was never an attendant expecting money from you like you see so often in Europe. I guess the PRC decided that sanitation was a government responsibility and invested in free public toilets. And it really does work to keep the streets clean and not smelling like urine. India could learn something valuable from the Chinese.

I am told that the British put up signs in every park in Hong Kong back when they ruled the roost there. The signs said "No dogs or Chinese allowed on the grass". They were both dis-allowed for the same reason, without getting too graphic. The PRC is still trying to avenge or live down the old lost face from 100 years ago.

Count No'Count
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