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New Year’s Limbo, n.

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 27 January, 2016, 3:59pm
UPDATED : Wednesday, 19 October, 2016, 4:55pm

Saying “Happy New Year” in January to general confusion, because for westerners it’s too late and for the Chinese it’s too early. 

“Happy new year!”

“What? It’s not the Year of the Monkey until February.”

“Damn it, I’m stuck in New Year’s Limbo!”