Then governor of Hong Kong, Chris Patten, sips a glass of herbal tea in Central, in 1993. Pictures: SCMP
Lisa Lim
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Language Matters by Lisa Lim

How ‘heaty’ and ‘cooling’ made it to the Oxford English Dictionary

Cultural concepts, such as words used to describe the nature of foods in traditional Chinese medicine, are now part of the English language

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Then governor of Hong Kong, Chris Patten, sips a glass of herbal tea in Central, in 1993. Pictures: SCMP
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