Machine translation applications
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There are now many software programs for translating natural language, several of them online, such as: SYSTRAN, which powers Yahoo’s Babel Fish Promt, which powers online translation services at Voila.fr and Orange.fr Although no system provides the holy grail of … Read More

Pai Gow
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A set of Chinese dominoes. The top double-row of tiles lists the eleven matching pairs, in descending value from left to right. Below them are five non-matching pairs, worth less than the matching pairs, and also in descending value from … Read More

History of mahjong
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Mahjong in China Different kinds of Chinese playcards (from left to right): Bógŭ Yèzí (博古葉子), Caozhou Paí (曹州牌), Three Kingdoms Yèzí (三國葉子), Dongguan Paí (東莞牌). One of the myths (probably originating in the West) regarding the origin of Mahjong suggests … Read More

Valentine’s Day
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Valentine’s Day (also called St Valentine’s Day) is observed by Western and Western-influenced cultures on February 14, as a cultural and multinational type where lovers express their feelings to each other by sending greeting cards and gifts, and dating. Saint … Read More