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Puzzles and more puzzles greet the illiterate visitor to China, where the characters mean even a search for cognates will not bear fruit.

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A brush with illiteracy

I might not consume books at the pace of a John Grisham fan with an iPad, but I have always loved to read.While I am fluent in English, my foreign language skills have always been pretty poor, despite having taking numerous classes in French, Spanish, and

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