S1E05-Should I save or should I throw?
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Laszlo digs up another oldie but goodie from 1,800 years ago. Everyone has nibbled on chicken ribs at one time or another. Bon appétit mesdames et messieurs!
TERMS FROM THIS EPISODE:
Eastern Hàn 东汉 The The second half of the Han Dynasty, CE 25-220
Cáo Cāo 曹操 Chancellor to the Han Emperor and great military power in the north
Chéngyǔ 成语 Sayings, Idioms
Book of Wèi 魏书 One of the scrolls from the Record of the Three Kingdoms
Sān Guó Zhì 三国志 the Records of the Three Kingdoms
Luó Guànzhōng 罗贯中 Author of the Chinese classic novel: Romance of the Three Kingdoms.
Wèi Rú Jī Lèi 味如鸡肋 Tastes like chicken ribs
Wèi 味 the flavor or taste of something
Rú 如 like, as, or as if
Wèi Rú 味如 the taste is like or this tastes as if…..
Jī 鸡 a chicken
Lèi 肋 ribs
Jī lèi 鸡肋 chicken ribs.
Cáo Pī 曹丕 Son of Cao Cao who founded the Wei Kingdom
Guātián Lǐxia 瓜田李下 Chengyu from episode one, In the melon field and under the plum tree
Wèi 曹魏 Kingdom of Wei, one of the Three Kingdoms
Shǔ 蜀汉 Kingdom of Shu, one of the Three Kingdoms
Wú 孙吴 Kingdom of Wu, one of the Three Kingdoms
Shǎnxi 陕西 Province in north China, capital at Xian
Hànzhōng 汉中 City in southern Shaanxi
Hàn Dynasty 汉朝 Great ancient dynasty that ran from BCE 206 – CE 220
Liú Bāng 刘邦 Founder of the Han Dynasty, a.k.a. Han Gaozu
Xiàng Yǔ 项羽 The Overlord of Chu who rose to power after the fall of the Qin
Chǔ Hàn Contention 楚汉战争 The big final showdown between Xiang Yu and Liu Bang
Liú Bèi 刘备 The King of Shu State
Yèchéng, 邺城 an ancient district in Hebei, present day Línzhāng County.
Línzhāng County 临漳县 County located in between Handan and Anyang in southern Hebei Province
Yáng Xiū 杨修 Ill-fated advisor to Cao Cao who lived CE 175-219