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Thanksgiving

This is based on an actual event… First of all, I, myself is a Chinese (actually, a Taiwanese) so this post meant no disrespect to my follow Chinese comrades. Second, most of Chinese, me included, can’t pronounce the “th” sound and we usually pronounce “th” like “s”… so, let the story be told… the Monday […]

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$5.95 plus tax

The following store is based on an actual event… A very beautiful lady friend of mine from China use to hold a job at some grocery store and one day, a customer had an price inquiry about some product.  She responded: it’s 5.95 plus SEX… then an awkward moment… when I heard that store, two thoughts had immediately crossed my […]

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$5.95 plus tax

The following store is based on an actual event… A very beautiful lady friend of mine from China use to hold a job at some grocery store and one day, a customer had an price inquiry about some product. She responded: it’s 5.95 plus SEX… then an awkward moment… when I heard that store, two […]

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All hands…

the following event happened back in 2008…   Thru acquisition,  I inherited one of the most mission critical risk valuation system for our commodity trading floor.  Stability of the system means millions of dollars (that’s what trader said).   So, try to stabilize the system after the acquisition, I sent out an email to senior IT managers and called for a all hands […]

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being pushy…

I googled the term “define: pushy” and I really like this one definition: Aggressively ambitious; overly assertive, bold or determined.   So I was talking to my colleague over a coffee break today, telling him about a meeting I had earlier with one of the company’s senior manager…   Me (with my Changlish): Joe, you […]

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English is not my first language.

I didn’t really started to learn English till I was 15 and I often make jokes out of myself by saying the wrong thing in English. My colleagues refer all the wrong things I said at work as Changism (because my last name is Chang) but I personally like it be referred as Changlish for branding propose. […]

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