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爱老虎油 ai
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I love you

The Chinese word which literally means “love tiger oil” is pronounced similarly to “I love you” in English. The saying comes from a Hong Kong kung fu movie in which the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) heroine is tricked by a Western-educated lover to say the words.

Added on Oct 26, 2009 | Last updated on Jun 17, 2011 | 594 Buzzes


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