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Some people have talent with languages. I am not one of them. Traveling around Southeast Asia, from country to country, it is all I can do to produce a passable ‘hello’ and ‘thank you’ in the native tongue.  At the … Continue reading

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Saibai di is the sound of Laos.  Said with a smile, it means hello, or welcome.  The smile is part of the word – it lights up the Lao face and lights a smile in the recipient as well. Sabai di … Continue reading

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