From the Archives: Thinking of My Grandma Here in China | Speaking of China

4 Responses

  1. Autumn
    Autumn October 26, 2015 at 10:09 pm | | Reply

    I hope Abu improves soon. I’m really impressed that you made such an effort to learn her dialect. If that’s not love, I don’t know what is!

    There’s just something about grandmothers. Andy’s Popo is the only reason I was tempted to learn Cantonese. (Because I’m pretty sure I don’t want to know what his mother and father are saying about me!)

  2. Marta
    Marta October 27, 2015 at 4:33 pm | | Reply

    Oh, no! I hope she gets well soon!

    PS. Abu is also grandma in Suzhou dialect! 😀

  3. Holly Hollins
    Holly Hollins November 1, 2015 at 9:38 pm | | Reply

    This comment is a little late but I am hoping Abu is feeling better now.

    I remember when you posted the post on learning John’s dialect. Learning other languages or even a dialect shows a lot of love and it also helps slow down Alzheimer’s and dementia.

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