I think I know why I have "literalitis". Otherwise why do we Chinese invert the character for luck during Chinese New Year so that the luck will not flow down??...
So I had a problem when the McCafe barista made this cup of cappuccino for my order... do I drink it from this position?
...or from this position?
Apparently, there is an auspicious day in the run-up to Chinese New Year to go to the bank. As this meme shows, even the god of prosperity (Cai Shen) needs to line up at the ATM:
During this festive season, one may hear "Huat Ah!" being shouted out... a wish to have prosperity bestowed upon one (by you know which god).
So I suppose this brand of packet coffee will be very popular at this time:
I received this greeting on WhatsApp:
But I guess this fish was not so lucky. You could say it got a raw deal!...