“I can tell when someone’s from that area. There’s a way they pronounce words, a certain intonation. Sometimes they’ll try to disguise it. The Chinese are just as class conscious as anyone else, maybe more so.”
Murray Lee. In the 1880s, Lee’s grandfather left China to work on a railroad in the Pacific Northwest.
Posted February 3, 2000
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