Posted by Monica Kroger on May 16, 2001
In Reply to: May you live in interesting times" posted by ESC on November 16, 2000
According to this article:
"...what is most noteworthy about the expression is that it is not Chinese. There is no such expression, "May you live in interesting times," in Chinese. It is a non-Chinese creation, most probably American, that has been around for at least 30 or 40 years."
-- Dr. Ho Yong