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Re: [chinese-294] Tue 10/21 Mandarin conversation meeting

From: Alan T
Sent on: Monday, October 20, 2008 10:19 PM
Hi Kim,

That was the only time we ever picked politics as a topic, with the original 
purpose of learning/using some political terms. The weekly events have been 
loosely organized. The conversations are spontaneous and partipants may have 
different opinions, political or not. But to my knowledge it was not by 
anyone's design, and certainly not by my intention, to use the event for any 
other purpose than practicing Chinese. I am sorry you felt that way but I 
respect how you felt. I want to offer you my apologies and good wishes for 
your future Chinese study.

-- Alan

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <[address removed]>
To: <[address removed]>
Cc: "Alan T" <[address removed]>
Sent: Monday, October 20,[masked]:10 PM
Subject: Re: [chinese-294] Tue 10/21 Mandarin conversation meeting

> Alan,
> I was very disappointed from last time meetup to find out someone use this 
> social gathering as political avenue. I won't be interested to come 
> anymore.
> Thank you for your invitation!
> Kim
> ---- Alan T <[address removed]> wrote:
>> When: 7pm on Tuesday, 10/21
>> Where: Panera Bread, 12120 Fairfax Towne Ctr, Fairfax, VA (703) 246-0056.
>> (Just off the intersection of Rts. 50 and 7100, and close to the Fair 
>> Oaks
>> mall)
>> How to find us: Look for a guy with a small white board for writing
>> characters. Chances are you would only find one in the cafe.
>> Topic/Theme: Please go to­ and look on the
>> right of the page for a file named journey1.mp3, uploaded on 10/16 by
>> Alaric. We will use that as a discussion point.
>> -- Alan
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