Dating customs in america
Some crickets were so famous that funeral services were held for them after they died.
[ Wikipedia ] The Chinese have been flying kites for nearly three thousand years.
[ Wikipedia ] The oldest form of the Chinese written language was found in the Oracle Bone inscriptions carved on tortoise shells and mammal bones during the Shang dynasty (c 1600-1100 BC).
[ Wikipedia “Chinese language” ] Humanoids have lived in China for hundreds of thousands of years.
[ Wikipedia ] Fortune cookies are not—nor have ever been—a Chinese custom.
It was a modification of a traditional 19th century Japanese cookie, which was first popularized in San Francisco by Makota Hagiwara, a Japanese-American immigrant who created the Golden Gate Park’s Japanese Tea Garden.
Zhong Guo, which is still used today, was first used almost 3,000 years ago during the Zhou Dynasty (1066-771 BC).
Some names are translated literally or descriptively, including Iceland (Bing Dao or “Ice Island”) and Montenegro (Hei Shan or “Black Mountain”).
The Chinese name for Japan (Ri Ben, 日本) is similar to the meaning of Japanese name for their country, Nippon, which means the “Land of the Rising Sun” (as evidenced on their flag by red sun).
A group of fossil specimens—collectively known as “Peking Man”—were discovered in Zhoukoudian cave near Beijing.
These specimens of Homo erectus (a relative of Homo sapiens) lived between 780,000 and 300,000 years ago and could make fire and used primitive stone tools.