Fortune cookies in China
“First, crack them open (like Americans do!”
The New York Times’ headline, Aug. 27, 2008, grabbed me. I soon learned that
markets Nana Shi’s product “mostly as high-end gifts;” that her Beijing company is doing well;
. . . and the fact that, in China, people have little idea of what to do with this cookie invented in America. So the wrapper (red, of course) tells all:
“1. Open the packaging.
“2. Use both hands to break open the fortune cookie.
“3. Retrieve and read the fortune.
“4. Eat the cookie.”
[From my Factoids file. Bob Cramer.]