Time for learning

Saturday, June 26, 2010

A man named Pete (no, not that one) writes that his group was leaving a workplace at 6:30 p.m. local time in a port city on China’s northern coast.

“A whole bunch of kids went tearing by on bicycles on their way home from school. I asked my Chinese colleague if that’s when their kids get out of school. Yes, he said. But he was surprised I asked.”