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Re: May you live in interesting times"

Posted by ESC on November 16, 2000

In Reply to: Origins of Chinses curses eg;"May you live in interesting times" posted by Soooo Confused on November 16, 2000

: can anyone please tell me where I can find the background info on Chinese Proverbs & curses"? Where does "May you live in interesting times " originate from -besides its an old Chinese curse, I am unable to locate any other info about it or find others like it.

: Please reply to sooooconfused@mindless.com

May you live in interesting times and come to the attention of important people. That's about all I know about it. I haven't been able to find out if it is, in fact, a "real" Chinese curse/blessing, etc.