Monday, January 26, 2009

Chinese New Year

by Dick Mac

Happy New Year!

Today is Chinese New Year, the first day of the Chinese lunar calendar, and 2009 is the Year of the Ox. Those born in this Year of the Ox, also share the elemental sign of Earth.

Those born in a year of the ox are said to be "responsible, dependable, honest, caring, honourable, intelligent, artistic, industrious, and practical," while suffering from the all-to-human traits of being "petty, inflexible, possessive, dogmatic, gullible, stubborn, critical, intolerant, and materialistic." (See, attributes, at

Xin nian yu kuai!

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